“Attention: Parents and drivers to school. Tomorrow Wednesday December 12th please be very aware of traffic on the East side of the school near the cafeteria. The final pour of the new construction parking lot will begin at 4:00am in the morning and continue until at least 9:00 am. There will be construction workers directing traffic but there should be a steady stream of concrete trucks coming in on King Ave and 5th street. Please use an alternate route or use extreme caution when traveling to school in the morning. Please be safe.”
Last night around 9pm we were notified that one mosquito was caught in our area in a Vector control trap and tested positive for the West Nile Virus. We take the health and safety of our students and staff very seriously but there is nowhere to go to escape mosquitos in Texas. They come into our cars and homes every time we open a door. The only thing we can do is to take proper precautions. Use a bug spray containing Deet and wear long sleeve shirts and pants and avoid outdoor activities when mosquitoes are most active. The City of Agua Dulce is doing all it can by spraying numerous times a day and placing anti mosquito treatments in standing water. We have mosquito spray available for your children. If you do not wish for child to use the spray please notify the campus office and we will honor your request. Our schools will remain open until we receive a recommendation from the health department to do otherwise.
Thank you for your understanding and support,
Agua Dulce ISD Superintendent.
Some West Nile Virus(WNV) facts.
According to the Centers for Disease Control the West Nile Virus cases have been reported in all of the continental United States. There are no vaccines to prevent or medications to treat WNV in people. Fortunately, most people infected with WNV do not have symptoms. About 1 in 5 people who are infected develop a fever and other symptoms. About 1 out of 150 infected people develop a serious, sometimes fatal, illness. You can reduce your risk of WNV by using insect repellent and wearing long-sleeved shirts and long pants to prevent mosquito bites. Those at greatest risk are people with compromised immune systems and people over 50. Currently there are only 3 States not reporting WNV activity and they are West Virginia New Hampshire and Vermont.
Dear parents and staff of Agua Dulce ISD-
This Wednesday all school districts in the state are to receive a letter grade from TEA. I have attached a statement from the Texas Association of School Administrators. The new method has systems built in place that make it difficult for small school districts with a high number of low socieo- economic students to score well. I support TASA’s stance on the A-F System. I feel our campuses are working harder than ever to give your children the best education possible. I do not believe any grade we receive is an accurate representation of the quality of education our staff provides for the children of Agua Dulce.
Superintendent Agua Dulce ISD
Federal Report Cards
Federal Report Cards for the state, district, and campuses are now available on the Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) website.
Statement of Nondiscrimination:
In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination, Agua Dulce ISD does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, or disability in providing education services, activities, and programs, including vocational programs, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
The following district staff members have been designated to coordinate compliance with these legal requirements:
Title IX Coordinator, for concerns regarding discrimination on the basis of gender: Mr. Wayne Kelly, Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 250 Agua Dulce, Texas 78330 361-998-2542.
Section 504 Coordinator, for concerns regarding discrimination on the basis of disability: contact Mr. Wayne Kelly, Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 250 Agua Dulce, Texas 78330 (361) 998-2542.
All other concerns regarding discrimination: Contact Mr. Wayne Kelly, Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 250 Agua Dulce, Texas 78330 (361) 998-2542.
Declaración de no discriminación:
En sus esfuerzos por promover la no discriminación, Agua Dulce ISD no discrimina por motivos de raza, religión, color, origen nacional, género o discapacidad al proporcionar servicios, actividades y programas educativos, incluidos programas vocacionales, de acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, según enmendada; Título IX de las Enmiendas Educativas de 1972; y la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, según enmendada.
Los siguientes miembros del personal del distrito han sido designados para coordinar el cumplimiento de estos requisitos legales:
- Coordinador del Título IX, por preocupaciones relacionadas con la discriminación por motivos de género: Sr. Wayne Kelly, Superintendente de Escuelas, PO Box 250 Agua Dulce, Texas 78330 361-998-2542.
- Coordinador de la Sección 504, por preocupaciones relacionadas con la discriminación por discapacidad: comuníquese con el Sr. Wayne Kelly, Superintendente de Escuelas, PO Box 250 Agua Dulce, Texas 78330 (361) 998-2542.
- Todas las demás inquietudes relacionadas con la discriminación: comuníquese con el Sr. Wayne Kelly, Superintendente de Escuelas, PO Box 250 Agua Dulce, Texas 78330 (361) 998-2542.
The staff of ADISD and the community of Agua Dulce have a common goal to provide the best quality education we can for our students. Becoming a District of Innovation will give us the opportunity and flexibility to provide a more personal, strategic and transparent plan for all stakeholders of ADISD. We want what is best for our students, teachers and their families. This District of Innovation Committee has spent several hours of discussion regarding concerns from a broad spectrum of the community. All present have considered the language of the proposal and feel that the innovations proposed in this plan are good for students, teachers, parents and the community.
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