BISD kicks off unique year Monday August 12, 2020 - 05:00 Posted in: Opinions Bandera Independent School District officials will educate students in a much different way than they ever have before this year due to the COVID 19 pandemic. And it all will start on Monday, Aug. 17. BISD principals and its athletic director detailed some of the safety precautions and other revisions that will be implemented in the new year at a school board meeting on Monday, Aug. 10. Dr. Jerry Hollingsworth, the district’s superintendent, noted that the district’s two-year-old blended learning initiative has produced important instructional strategies that teachers can use to successfully implement distance learning, which will be offered to families who opt ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!