MCKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Despite a student petition that garnered over 10,000 signatures, McKinney ISD is still planning to hold school the Friday after Halloween.
In a statement released Tuesday, the district said students are in for a scare.
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MISD has declared it will still be holding school on the Friday after Halloween, despite a student petition asking for the day off that has garnered over 10,000 students’ signatures.
The petition — created on Change.com — racked up almost 40% of MISD enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year.READ MORE: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Refuses To Hand Over January 6 Records
And as of noon Wednesday, the number continues to increase. However, the district still has not budged.MORE NEWS: Dallas ISD: A Lot Involved In Keeping Doors Open During COVID-19 Surge
“We are aware that students in McKinney ISD and surrounding districts have signed a petition requesting districts to cancel school the day after Halloween,” MISD Chief Communications and Support Services Officer Cody Cunningham said. “McKinney ISD will hold school as regularly scheduled.”