DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas ISD’s Hotchkiss Elementary School is set to reopen Monday, October 19 after being closed since Wednesday, October 14 due to seven staff members testing positive for COVID-19.
The approximately 650 students who attend classes there took part in in-person learning Wednesday through Friday.READ MORE: Shooting And Flipped Vehicle Results In Section Of LBJ Freeway In Balch Springs Shut Down For Hours
Because more staff members were placed in isolation, the school may not have had the capability to conduct in-person classes under COVID-19 safety protocols.READ MORE: Suspect Charged In Connection With Gas Explosion At Dallas Apartment Complex
Here is the letter to parents school principal Rita Vela sent out on Tuesday, October 13:
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