News & Announcements

Superintendent's Letter on January 15th, 2021 to Parents and Families

Dear Parents and Families, What a trying year for all of us. Yet through these challenges we keep moving forward to serve our students, staff and families in as safe and positive a way possible. I want to thank all of you for your patience and dedication in supporting our efforts to provide virtual only services these last two weeks. We hope we have reduced the potential community spread of the virus from the holidays by taking this action.
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Superintendent's Letter on January 14th 2021 Encouraging Civil Discourse

Dear Staff, Much has been written about the “disruptors” of 2020 and beyond.  Education is experiencing them like no other entity or institution.  In my previous email I spoke of the disruptors of COVID-19, Racial Equity/Black Lives Matter and  the threat to our democracy.  TSD students, staff and families are being impacted by all of these disruptors, and are still reacting to the insurrection at the Capitol last week and its aftermath bringing to light many injustices and inequities that exist in our lives.
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Superintendent's Letter on January 6th 2021 Events at Our Nation's Capitol

As I watched in horror the events of yesterday’s mob uprising at the nation’s Capitol, and I tried to moderate my own emotions—not very successfully, I thought about our students.  I hope that in the coming days our teachers and staff will take time to help our students process these events.  Because they were unraveling live in front of all of us, the access was very limited and almost absent in terms of sign language interpretation.
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TSD COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program

This week we are excited to share that we have launched our COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program in partnership with TEA (Texas Education Agency), DSHS (Department of State Health Services), and TDEM (Texas Department of Emergency Management).  Our school has been given the authority to conduct Abbott Laboratories BinaxNOW tests which have been provided to us free of charge
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TSD The Giving Tree

We are collecting H-E-B and Wal-Mart gift cards for TSD families in need to help purchase food, holiday gifts, and other necessities for our students.
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Status of the TSD Yearbook

COVID-19 has had a tremendous impact on our lives, but that has not impacted TSD’s 2020 yearbook. We are slowly but surely bringing it to “life” as safely as possible. Click here for more information.
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Superintendent update on COVID-19 and TSD

We remind all staff to wear your mask at all times and maintain 6 ft of social distancing whenever and wherever possible. Thank you for your support in these efforts and your patience, flexibility, and understanding as we work together to promote the health and well-being of our TSD community.
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TSD Reopening Plan for the 2020-2021 school year (English/Spanish)

We have been working closely with TEA and local authorities as well as our TSD Reopening Teams and our Executive Leadership Team for the past four months.  Because of changing conditions, this plan is considered a living document.  TSD will continually monitor health conditions and review procedures and protocols, making adjustments as needed to ensure compliance with public health guidelines and local, state, and federal law.
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TSD presents Schoology to advance digital learning.

Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, all TSD students and families will have access to Schoology, a Learning Management System (LMS).  
Schoology is like a "digital backpack" where lesson materials are shared, assignments are posted, and students submit their work.  It also enables two-way communication between students, families, and teachers.
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