AGUA DULCE, Texas — All classes and extracurricular activities that were scheduled for the Agua Dulce ISD from Oct. 9 - 12 have been canceled. According to a news release from the superintendent, the district is closing its doors for a deep cleaning.
Superintendent Richard Wright told 3News that earlier in the week, there was a staff member who tested positive for COVID-19 at the secondary school. Now, they have had one student and one staff member who have tested positive at the elementary school.
Tomorrow, the school day is only half a day. On Monday, Oct. 12, they are out of school. They are going to do a deep cleaning to try and reassure everyone that the schools are safe and they plan on reopening on Tuesday, Oct. 13.
Agua Dulce ISD has a total of 64 staff members in the district and they have 220 students learning face-to-face.170 students are doing virtual learning.
The district has also had to reschedule two volleyball games that were scheduled over the next few days. As far as the football team, they had a bye week this week so they did not have to cancel anything with football.
According to district officials, all facilities are frequently disinfected with an electrostatic sprayer. However, closing the school this weekend will allow for a deeper cleaning.
Anyone who tests positive for the coronavirus within the Agua Dulce ISD community is being asked to report that to the school. The number to call is (361) 998-2543 ext. 4.
Classes are scheduled to resume Tuesday, Oct. 13.