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East Texas school closures due to COVID-19

Gladewater ISD cancels classes due to illness
Gladewater ISD cancels classes due to illness
Published: Aug. 30, 2021 at 6:01 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 7, 2021 at 9:58 AM CDT
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EAST TEXAS (KLTVKTRE) - A number of school districts have closed for the week of Aug. 30 as the number of COVID-19 cases among staff and students continues to grow.

Schools will be added to the top of this list as announcements are made.

Ore City Elementary

Elementary campus closed September 7-10. Classes resume Monday, Sept. 13. Lunches available this week through drive-thru line at the MS/HS cafeteria.

Jasper ISD

Jasper ISD has chosen to close school due to a rising number of cases of COVID-19 in the district, a letter posted to social media stated. They will remain closed Sept. 3-12. All games, practices and activities have also been cancelled.

Livingston ISD

Livingston ISD will be closed, Monday Sept. 6 for Labor Day and Tuesday Sept. 7 through Friday Sept. 10, due to a staffing shortage from COVID-19 positive cases. Extra-curricular activities have not been canceled. Angelina College Dual Credit classes will be held online during the LISD closure.

Trinity ISD

Trinity ISD has announced that school will be closed through Sept. 12. All extra-curriculars are also canceled, including the Grand Saline - Trinity game this week, and Tarkington - Trinity game next week.

Cushing ISD

Cushing ISD has announced a closure of schools and all sports and extra-curriculars through Sept. 13 due to widespread illness. Homecoming game and activities will be rescheduled.

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