Brownsville ISD Board of Trustees received administrative updates for Curriculum and Instruction as well as Business and Operations on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. View here: Curriculum and Instruction | Business and Operations

Technology Hotline:
956.554.4775 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
More information can be found here.




Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Superintendent Update to Parents | Deputy Superintendents’ Update to Parents | Parent/Student Information | Educator Resources | Videos | Publication


Technology Hotline:
956.554.4775
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
 
Class of 2020 Commencement Exercises Graduate Guidelines and Information
Letter to Parents and Guardians
• Commencement Guidelines
Ad | Video
• Sams Memorial Stadium
Entrance Map | Graduate Map

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TEA 2020 Graduation Guidance for Texas Schools
BISD to hold in-person graduation ceremonies
Plan A and Plan B
 
TEA Press Release
May 05, 2020 - Graduations
April 29, 2020
 
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act): Employee Rights
English | Spanish
 
BISD Press Release
April 20, 2020
April 8, 2020
 
Agency Resources
Centers for Disease Control
Dept. of State Health Services
Texas Education Agency
Emergency Management
Health and Human Services
Department of Motor Vehicles
Office of the Governor of Texas
Public Safety
Workforce Commission
 

 





































Superintendent Update to Parents

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April
April 29, 2020
April 8, 2020 - Parents and Guardians - English | Spanish
April 3, 2020

March
March 29, 2020
March 24, 2020
March 22, 2020
March 19, 2020 - Parents and Staff - English | Spanish
March 12, 2020 - Student and District Travel (Update)
March 9, 2020 - Student and District Travel

Deputy Superintendents’ Update to Parents

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May 5, 2020
Brownsville ISD Board of Trustees received administrative updates for Curriculum and Instruction as well as Business and Operations on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.
Curriculum and Instruction | Business and Operations

April 17, 2020
Brownsville ISD Board of Trustees received administrative updates for Curriculum and Instruction as well as Business and Operations during an Emergency Meeting on Friday, April 17, 2020.
Curriculum and Instruction | Business and Operations

April 7, 2020

Brownsville ISD Board of Trustees received administrative updates for Curriculum and Instruction as well as Business and Operations.
View each presentation here:
Curriculum and Instruction | Business and Operations

March 17-18, 2020
Deputy Superintendent's Letter:
• Curriculum: English | Spanish
• Operations: English | Spanish

March 18, 2020
Deputy Superintendent's Action Plan Board Presentation
• To Our Community / Action Plan for Distance Remote Learning English | Spanish

Parent/Student Information:

Technology Hotline # 956.554.4775 from (8AM-4PM Only) | FREE Available WiFi Networks - View map here
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FREE Available WiFi Networks
We have 181 hotspots in Brownsville
- View map here
• Brownsville Event Center - Tennis Area
• FM 511 Little Kick ball Park
• Edelstein Park
• Gonzalez Park
• Down Town Kiosk Plaza
• Brownsville Sports Park Dome
• Brownsville Sports Park Soccer Concession Stand Area
• Brownsville Sports Park Baseball Concession Stand Area

Parent Packet Requests Set 2:
-Please visit your child’s school Website to request your Parent Packet.
-Download Set 2 Learning Packets

-Parents/Students ONLINE Access
-Library Resources
Technology Hotline # 956.554.4775 from (8AM-4PM Only)

Health Services Department: Health Protocols
English | Spanish

Counselors Contact Information
ECHS, Middle Schools, Elementary (Update: 04-16-2020)
BISD ADVISE TX Advisors and BISD Counselors, Apply Texas, FAFSA and TASFA for any college or university
Special Education

Food Services
April 16, 2020 - Dive Thru Meals Locations
March 23, 2020 - Dive Thru Meals Locations: English | Spanish


Educator Resources

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-Delivery of Instruction
-Elementary Learning Plans
-Middle School Learning Plans
-Early College High School Learning Plans
-Technology Resources for Educators
-Professional Development website

Survey
Inventory of Training / Learning and Teaching Online (Teachers Only)

Videos

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Brownsville ISD Virtual Conference Call April 13, 2020
Superintendent COVID-19 Update (English & Spanish)
• BISD Free Drive Thru Meals - English | Spanish
BrownsvilleISD Emergency Called Board Meeting March 18, 2020
Brownsville ISD Taking Precautionary Measures Against Infectious Diseases
BISD: Best Practices Keeps us Healthy
BISD Special Edition - COVID-19: Coronavirus

Publication

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BISD to hold in-person graduation ceremonies
April 17, 2020 BISD resumes meal program at nine locations
April 16, 2020 BISD issues statement on distance learning
April 12, 2020 BISD to host virtual conference call with state, local leaders
April 10, 2020 BISD to host virtual conference call for parents, educators
April 8, 2020 BISD to resume meal distributions
April 7, 2020 BISD could resume food distribution next week
April 6, 2020 BISD meal distribution ends this week
April 5, 2020 Online Rules: BISD transitions to distance learning
April 3, 2020 BISD postpones child meal plans; Cites rules mandated by govt officials
March 30, 2020 Distance Learning: BISD shuts schools until further notice, takes all learning online
March 30, 2020 BISD schools closed until further notice
March 26, 2020 BISD: Keep bringing the kids to receive school meals
March 24, 2020 BISD extends at-home instruction through April 8
March 23, 2020 Drive-Up Meals: BISD begins serving at 12 campus sites
March 18, 2020 BISD OKs at-home instruction, meals during shutdown
March 18, 2020 BISD to live stream emergency called board meeting
March 17, 2020 BISD suspends classes for an additional week
March 12, 2020 Disinfectant to the rescue: BISD fights coronavirus with suds, sanitizer, antivirus
March 12, 2020 - BISD announces cancellation of student travel outside RGV


We ask for your assistance. Please be vigilant about what your children bring to school on their person, in backpacks, or in vehicles. Items such as toy guns, toy knives, lighters and other contraband are prohibited and will be taken seriously.
English | Spanish
The best source for information regarding school closures is the district’s School Messenger system, BISD’s mobile app, KBSD TV, www.bisd.us, our social media accounts, and local television and radio stations.
App Download
High School . . 8:50 AM - 4:00 PM
Middle School . 7:40 AM - 2:50 PM
Elementary . . . .8:05 AM - 3:15 PM
Pre-K . . . . . . . . 8:05 AM - 3:15 PM
Admin. Office . . 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The District's system is provided on an areas is, as available basis. The District does not make any warranties, whether expressed or implied, including, without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any services provided by the system and any information or software contained therein. The District does not warrant that the functions or services performed by, or that the information or software contained on the system will meet the system will meet the system requirements, or that the system will be uninterrupted or error free, or that defects will be corrected. Opinions, advice, services, and all other information expressed by system users, information providers, service providers, or other third-party individuals in the system are those of the providers and not the District.
Access to the District's electronic communications system is a privilege, not a right. All users shall be required to acknowledge receipt and understanding of all administrative regulations governing use of the system and shall agree in writing to allow monitoring of their use and to comply with such regulations and guidelines. Noncompliance may result in suspension of access or termination of privileges and other disciplinary action consistent with District policies. [See DH, FN series, FO series, and the Student Code of Conduct] Violations of law may result in criminal prosecution as well as disciplinary action by the District. The District will maintain a website for the purpose of informing employees, students, parents, and members of the community of programs, policies, and practices. Electronic communications also include the District's webserver. The District's webserver houses http://www.bisd.us which is the district's main page (homepage). It is the duty and responsibility of all departments and campuses to update and maintain their individual Web sites related to the homepage.
Requests for publication of information on the District website must be directed to the district's Public Information Administrator. It is also the duty of the office of Public Information to successfully maintain the portion of the main page that directly relates to the news, announcements, current events, and information and to change the pictures and captions. It is the duty and responsibility of all departments and campuses to update and maintain their individual websites. It is imperative that department or campus administration be responsible for the content provided to make sure that it meets the guidelines set forth in the Acceptable Use Policy and Improper Use of the Computer System. No commercial advertising will be permitted on a website controlled by the District.