Friday, June 4, 2021
Governor Abbot’s Executive Order No. GA-36
On May 18th, Governor Gregg Abbott issued Executive Order No. GA-36 that prohibits government entities from mandating the wearing of face coverings starting June 5th.
Carrizo Springs CISD along with all public school districts in the state of Texas will no longer mandate the wearing of masks for staff, students, parents and visitors starting Saturday, June 5, 2021 in order to comply with GA-36.
As COVID 19 cases continue to be reported within Dimmit County, CSCISD highly encourages students, staff, parents and visitors to wear masks while on school grounds.
As the health and safety of our staff and students remains a top priority for Carrizo Springs CISD.
The district will continue to implement the following procedures:
- Temperature checks upon arrival to the campuses and central office.
- Utilizing personal barriers for students
- Social distancing to the extent feasible
Public Comment on Carrizo Springs CISD on ESSA
Carrizo Springs CISD wishes to announce the District's intent to apply for federal funds appropriated to the State of Texas for public education purposes under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The District requests public comment to the application and tentative plans for use of funds.
Interested parties may file a comment online by completing this form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail your comment to Carrizo Springs CISD, Attention: Sandra C. Uriegas, CSCISD Federal Programs Director, 300 N. 7th St., Carrizo Springs, Texas 78834. Alternately, you may also deliver your comment to Mrs. Sandra C. Uriegas, CSCISD Federal Programs Director, or call (830) 876-3503 ext 1202 to speak with her. Written comments must be received before June 14, 2021. The district will consider all comments received by this deadline.
This letter is for families with:
- Children who are certified for free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
- Children who attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or Provision 2 (P2) school that offers free meals to all students.*
- Children born after Aug. 1, 2014, in families who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between October 2020 and June 2021.
*Contact your child’s school if you have questions about the school’s participation in these programs.
If you do not meet at least one of the requirements listed above, your child is not eligible for the P-EBT benefits described below.
Dear Parent or Guardian,
Enrolled students (up to 21 years of age) in families that temporarily lost access to free or reduced-price school meals for the 2020–2021 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible to receive Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT). P-EBT benefits can be used to buy food from any retailer that accepts the Lone Star Card.
The application for P-EBT will open June 2, 2021. Go to yourtexasbenefits.com/Learn/PEBT to apply. The application link is case-sensitive. The deadline to apply is Aug. 13, 2021.
Who Needs to Apply?
- A parent/guardian must apply if eligible child is:
- Enrolled in K-12 and NOT part of a family who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between August 2020 and June 2021.
- Born on or before Aug. 1, 2014, and is part of a family who received SNAP benefits for the first time during the 2020–2021 school year in May or June 2021.
- A parent/guardian does not have to apply if eligible child is:
- Born on or before Aug. 1, 2014, and is part of a family who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between August 2020 and April 2021.
- Born after Aug. 1, 2014, and is part of a family who received SNAP benefits for at least one month between October 2020 and June 2021.
For more information about eligibility, applying and getting your P-EBT benefits, visit hhs.texas.gov/pebt, or call the P-EBT Call Center at 833-442-1255, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Central time.
CSCISD Back-to-School Safety Plan for Parents and Staff
We want to make you aware of our health and safety protocols for Carrizo Springs CISD campuses. Please take time to review the Safety Plans in attachments below. The safety and well-being of our CSCISD students, parents and staff are of the utmost importance.
Vision Statement - “Inspiring lifelong learners.”
Mission Statement - “Provide every child a quality education in a safe environment.”
Belief Statement – “The CSCISD community believe that all children are unique and can learn through positive reinforcement.”
- Goal 1 CSCISD by 2022 will have all campuses rated as a B on state accountability.
- Goal 2 CSCISD by 2022 will leverage financial resources to close the performance gaps by achieving a scale score of 80 on Domain 3 in State Accountability
- GOAL 3 - CSCISD by 2022, will develop and implement a systematic Social Emotional Learning (SEL) process to contribute to student academic and personal success through a framework based on the 5 CASEL competencies.
The Carrizo Springs Consolidate Independent School District (CSCISD) is a school district headquartered in Carrizo Springs, Texas. CSCISD serves all of Dimmit County, including the cities of Asherton, Big Wells, and Carrizo Springs. The district also serves several unincorporated areas, including Brundage, Carrizo Hill, and Catarina. The district serves an enrollment of approximately 2,450 students.