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  • Advisory for Traveling Outside of the US

    Dear Life School Parents, On January 21st, President Biden issued an Executive Order that requires anyone who travels outside of the United States to obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding a flight to return home and follow CDC guidelines for quarantine.

  • Governor Abbott Closes Schools Until May 4

    Dear Life School families and staff, As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise throughout the country, our state and specifically in North Texas, today Governor Greg Abbott issued a statewide Executive Order closing all schools until May 4. This date could be extended if needed as health agencies continue monitoring the COVID-19 situation. As such, Life School students and teachers will continue distance learning during this time.

  • Important: Updated Mask Guidelines from Life School

    Dear Life School Family,

    On August 10, 2021, a Dallas County District Court granted a temporary restraining order preventing the Governor from enforcing his July 29, 2021 Executive Order No. GA-38, which prohibited local authorities from mandating the wearing of a face covering. This temporary restraining order will be in effect until August 24, 2021, when the case is set for further hearing. On Wednesday, August 11th, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins issued an executive order on the required use of a face mask in a public space for Dallas County. This mandate orders all schools to develop a health & safety policy that requires, “at a minimum, universal indoor masking for all teachers, staff, students, and visitors...regardless of vaccination status.” Effective Thursday, August 12, 2021, all Life School campuses located in Dallas County will be required to comply with Judge Jenkins’ order for the duration of the temporary restraining order, or until further guidance is received.

    For campuses not located in Dallas County, Life School will continue to follow Governor Abbott’s order that no “school district may require any person to wear a face covering or to mandate that another person wear a face covering.” However, Life School encourages everyone to take personal responsibility for their health and safety. We strongly support any staff member or student who chooses to wear a face covering.

    Life School’s Health and Safety Policy includes a phased approach to mitigate COVID-19. You can review these procedures and plans here under the “MITIGATE” section. You can view the number of active cases on campuses by viewing the COVID-19 dashboard here. This dashboard will be updated regularly.

    We recognize that you are entrusting your children with us by sending them to school. Life School is working tirelessly to demonstrate ethical leadership by respecting orders and mandates issued by local and state officials while also exercising social awareness to do what is best for the safety of our staff and students. This is a rapidly changing situation and we will make changes and adjustments as necessary.

    Sincerely,

    Life School Communications Team

    Life School campuses in Dallas County:

    • Life School Carrollton
    • Life School Cedar Hill
    • Life School Lancaster
    • Life School Mountain Creek
    • Life School Oak Cliff

    Life School campuses in Ellis County:

    • Life School Red Oak
    • Life Middle School Waxahachie
    • Life High School Waxahachie

    Estimada familia de Life School,

    El 10 de agosto de 2021, un Tribunal de Distrito del Condado de Dallas otorgó una orden de restricción temporal que impedía al Gobernador hacer cumplir su Orden ejecutiva No. GA-38 de 29 de julio de 2021, que prohibió a las autoridades locales exigir el uso de una cubierta facial. Esta orden de restricción temporal estará vigente hasta el 24 de agosto de 2021, cuando el caso esté programado para una audiencia adicional. El miércoles 11 de agosto, el juez del condado de Dallas Clay Jenkins emitió una orden ejecutiva sobre el uso obligatorio de una mascarilla en un espacio público del condado de Dallas. Este mandato ordena a todas las escuelas que desarrollen una política de salud y seguridad que requiere, "como mínimo, un enmascaramiento interior universal para todos los maestros, personal, estudiantes y visitantes... independientemente del estado de vacunación". A partir del jueves 12 de agosto de 2021, todos las escuelas de Life School ubicadas en el condado de Dallas deberán cumplir con la orden del juez Jenkins mientras dure la orden de restricción temporal o hasta que se reciba más orientación.

    Para las escuelas que no se encuentran en el condado de Dallas, Life School continuará siguiendo la orden del Gobernador Abbott de que ningún "distrito escolar puede exigir que ninguna persona use una cubierta facial o que obligue a otra persona a usar una cubierta facial". Sin embargo, Life School anima a todos a asumir la responsabilidad personal de su salud y seguridad. Apoyamos firmemente a cualquier miembro del personal o estudiante que decida usar una cubierta facial.

    La Política de Salud y Seguridad de Life School incluye un enfoque por fases para mitigar el COVID-19. Puede revisar estos procedimientos y planes aquí en la sección "MITIGAR". Puede ver la cantidad de casos activos en las escuelas viendo el panel de COVID-19 aquí. Este panel se actualizará periódicamente.

    Reconocemos que, al enviar a sus hijos a la escuela, nos está confiando. Life School está trabajando incansablemente para demostrar liderazgo ético respetando las órdenes y mandatos emitidos por funcionarios locales y estatales, al mismo tiempo que ejerce la conciencia social para hacer lo mejor para la seguridad de nuestro personal y estudiantes. Esta es una situación que cambia rápidamente y haremos los cambios y ajustes necesarios.

    Atentamente,

    Departamento de Comunicaciones de Life School

    Life School campuses in Dallas County:

    • Life School Carrollton
    • Life School Cedar Hill
    • Life School Lancaster
    • Life School Mountain Creek
    • Life School Oak Cliff

    Life School campuses in Ellis County:

    • Life School Red Oak
    • Life Middle School Waxahachie
    • Life High School Waxahachie
  • iTech Academy

    Dear Parents: The mission of Life School is to develop leaders through strong academics, character training, and partnerships with parents and the community. Now, more than ever, it is important for us to be in partnership with our parents. Progress reports will be mailed home next week, but all parents have the opportunity to monitor their student’s progress throughout the school year.

  • Life School Mask Update | 3.4.21

    Dear Life School Families and Staff,

    On Tuesday, March 2nd, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an Executive Order lifting the mask mandate in Texas and increasing the capacity of all businesses and facilities in the state to 100%, effective Wednesday, March 10th.

  • Video: Fall Break & Parent Partnerships

    Dear Families, As we wrap up this week of instruction prior to our Life School Fall Break next week, please watch this short video message.

  • Video: Fall Break 2020

    As we wrap up this week of instruction prior to our Life School Fall Break next week, please watch this short video message.

  • Wash Your Hands and Disinfect

    Parents and Staff of Life School, You hear it all the time during flu season: wash your hands to prevent the spread of flu. You may have heard advice encouraging you to do the same to stop the spread of COVID-19. But do you know why this simple practice works so effectively? Washing your hands with soap and water breaks up the molecules of the virus and washes them away, preventing the virus from infecting you or others.

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Dr. Brent Wilson - President
Sharon Williams - Secretary
Christopher Clemmons - Treasurer
Dr. Sharon Lee - Board Member
Ruben Martinez - Board Member
Chris Ransbottom - Board Member

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