COCISD Closure/COVID-19 updates and information


  • This section has been created as a central location to assist parents and the community in staying up-to-date with district information as soon as it becomes available.

    If you are viewing the full website, the menu on the left provides links to a variety of topics including our Grab & Go Meal Program, student academic packets and teacher contact information, canceled events, and more. 

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    Our thoughts and prayers are with you as we navigate these uncharted waters together. Thank you for your support!

  • Governor Greg Abbott issued a directive on Friday, April 17, 2020 requiring all Texas schools to remain closed through the end of the school year.

    Academic packets covering two weeks of materials for all COCISD students will be mailed to students throughout the remaining time of district closure. The first packets covering March 23rd through April 3rd have already been distributed. The next packets covering materials from April 6th through April 17th will be mailed later this week, followed by future packets mailed at two-week intervals. Students with internet access may choose to complete online lessons. These packets/lessons will be due on the schedule posted here. Teachers are available for assistance Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. while the district is closed.

    Here are some specific campus items:

    For Coldspring-Oakhurst High School ~

    • Shattered Lives has been cancelled this year. We look forward to hosting this event next year.
    • Prom has been postponed at this time. Right now, we do not know when it will be rescheduled.
    • We do not know if there will be a change of date or location for graduation.

    For Lincoln Junior High ~

    • Parents – please access the Clever Portal on the At-Home Learning Hub on the district website at cocisd.org.
    • Students – please check your school emails for announcements and instructions, if possible.

District Communications

  • If you have questions or concerns, please email your child’s campus principal:

    Coldspring-Oakhurst High School Principal Donna Thompson - dthompson@cocisd.org
    Lincoln Junior High Principal Frank Brown - fbrown@cocisd.org
    James Street Elementary & Coldspring Intermediate Principal Paula McClendon - pmcclendon@cocisd.org

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