The Refugio I.S.D. has cancelled all classes until January 18, 2022

The Refugio I.S.D. has seen a significant rise in COVID-19 cases among staff and students

REFUGIO, Texas – Parents with students in the Refugio I.S.D. received notice today classes are cancelled starting Wednesday, January 12, 2022. The district is closed until Tuesday, January 18, 2022 when classes will resume. The closure includes all Refugio I.S.D. extracurricular activities including games and practices until next Tuesday.

The district has 40 COVID-19 cases among students and staff with 84 in quarantine due to close contact exposure.

“We understand this closure can be a hardship on families; however, it is a necessary step to slow the spread of COVID-19,” the letter stated. “The health and safety of Refugio I.S.D. students and staff is a top priority and careful consideration was given to this district-wide closure. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 ”

Administrators built in extra days in the 2021-2022 calendar, so students will not have to make up the four days missed.

The district will sanitize and disinfect all buildings while campuses are closed.