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.

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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.

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Here is the letter to parents school principal Rita Vela sent out on Tuesday, October 13:

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