News & Announcements regarding COVID-19
Fort Bend ISD will continue online classes through the remainder of the 2019-20 school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All facilities and schools remain closed to the public.
In a message to the FBISD community, Dupre announced that the District will not return to face-to-face classroom instruction this year, and commencement exercises for the Class of 2020 will be postponed until July.
During remote operations all school day, after-school, extra-curricular and District-sponsored events, other than UIL events, are canceled. This includes field trips, District-evening programs and gatherings, and athletic events other than varsity.
University Interscholastic League (UIL) Update
AS OF MARCH 19
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BY THE UNIVERSITY INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE (UIL)
AUSTIN — The University Interscholastic League (UIL) is extending its suspension of all UIL sanctioned activities due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Texas. All contests, practices, rehearsals and workouts will remain suspended until Monday, May 4th
At this time, the earliest games and contests may resume is Monday, May 4th. Prior to this date, the UIL will allow its member schools a reasonable acclimatization period for rehearsals and practices to occur. All decisions remain flexible and will be consistent with the advice of local, state and federal officials.
“We are working diligently on contingency plans to conduct state championships in each of the activities that have been suspended,” said UIL Executive Director Dr. Charles Breithaupt. “While the immediate future is unclear, we are committed to providing these much-desired activities to all Texas students and will prepare for all possible outcomes, including extended school closures.”
The UIL will continue to provide timely, ongoing updates and is reassessing this ever-changing situation daily. Please continue to check the UIL website and social media accounts for further updates.
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As this is a rapidly changing situation, Fort Bend ISD will share more information about how UIL events will be handled once we receive guidance from UIL officials in Austin.