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Driscoll, Kingsville ISDs delay start of Spring semester to Jan. 10

The districts made the announcements through Facebook.

DRISCOLL, Texas — EDITORS' NOTE: 3News confirmed Monday afternoon that Driscoll ISD delayed the start of school because a long time faculty member passed away. Their delay was not related to COVID-19. 

The Driscoll Independent School District and Kingsville Independent School District announced via their official Facebook pages that the beginning of the Spring Semester will be delayed to Jan. 10.

"The return of students for the Spring semester has been delayed until Monday, January 10th. In preparation, COVID-19 tests will be available later this week for parents wishing to have their child(ren) tested prior to returning to school," the Driscoll ISD post said.

The district also noted that additional information regarding the tests will be available soon.

Kingsville ISD officials reminded everyone this is not an extra week of vacation and asked that students and staff use this week to help curb the spread of the virus. 

#HappyNewYear #BrahmaFamily! Unfortunately, it seems like COVID cases increased over the last few days. KISD is...

Posted by Kingsville Independent School District on Saturday, January 1, 2022

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