UPDATE: Marble Falls ISD issuing devices on March 25 only

Marble Falls ISD

The Marble Falls Independent School District is issuing electronic devices to students March 25-27 to assist them with remote learning while classes are suspended. Photo by Stennis Shotts

UPDATE, MARCH 25: Due to Burnet County issuing a shelter-in-place order that goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, the Marble Falls Independent School District will not issue electronic devices as planned on March 26-27. The district will hand out devices from 4-8 p.m today, March 25.

Students who already have a device, such as a desktop computer, laptop, iPad, or Chromebook, don’t need to pick one up.

Pickup for elementary students is at their home campus. Middle school and high school students can get their devices at Marble Falls Middle School.

PREVIOUS STORY: The Marble Falls Independent School District is issuing electronic devices to students as they prepare to transition to remote learning.

MFISD has suspended classes on all campuses at least through April 3 per Governor Greg Abbott’s executive order. The district will continue teaching students at home.

Families can pick up electronic devices Wednesday-Friday, March 25-27. Pickup dates, times, and locations are dependent on a student’s grade level and campus.

Devices for students in kindergarten through fifth grade may be picked up at their campuses from 8 a.m. to noon and 4-6:30 p.m. March 25-26.

Devices for students in middle school and high school may be picked up from 8 a.m. to noon and 4-6:30 p.m. March 27 at Marble Falls Middle School, 1511 Pony Circle Drive.

The district will have someone stationed in front of the schools during pickup times. Parents or guardians need only give their student’s first and last names to the individual.

Anyone with questions may contact the MFISD Technology Department at technology@mfisd.txed.net or 830-798-3631.

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