Due to the number of possible close contacts to a positive COVID-19 case at Commerce High School, Commerce High School has exceeded the 10 percent threshold set by the Commerce ISD School Board. Based on Commerce ISD Board Policy, Commerce High School will be shut down the week of August 24th through the 28th.
During this time, all CHS students will convert to remote learning. All other campuses will continue with school, they have had no positive test results or close contacts at this time.
CISD Superintendent Charlie Alderman said in the statement, “With direction from TEA, we are only to be shut down for up to five days. As of this time, CHS is expected to return to its normal schedule on Monday, August 31st. More information will follow on ParentSquare and the Commerce ISD Facebook page.”