New Start Date for NISD

Courtesy Michelle Barrow, Superintendent

The Newton ISD Board of Trustees voted last Monday night to move the start date for the 2020-2021 school year for students to Tuesday, September 8.  Students will still be offered face-to-face or traditional school and the option to do online learning.  Registration packets will need to be turned in by July 30 at the Administration Office drop-box in order for the district to make plans for students.  A new school calendar will be developed soon.  Teachers will have training in August and more information will be available over the next week.  The board also voted to pass a resolution stating that students who participate in extracurricular activities must attend face-to-face/traditional school.  UIL decided there will be no change for the start of Fall sports for the Class 1A-4A schools.  Football, volleyball and cross country will start practice Monday, August 3, 2020.

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