Southeast Texas schools announce reopening plans after destructive storm

TEXAS (KTRK)– Following Thursday’s severe weather, school districts across Southeast Texas announced their decisions on whether to reopen Monday as they continue to recover from the impact of the storm.

Tomball ISD officials announced classes will resume Monday. Their decision comes after a thorough cleanup of debris and the restoration of power to all schools and buildings in the district.

For Houston ISD, the situation is mixed; Some schools will reopen but others will remain closed. Parents are advised to check whether their student’s school is among those expected to reopen on Monday.


According to HISD, the listed schools have electricity, working cooling systems and food. Any campus not listed on Sunday at 9 p.m. will not be open Monday.

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Cypress-Fairbanks ISD announced that all of its schools will remain closed. In a statement, the district cited travel safety concerns due to the number of broken traffic lights and debris on the roadways. Additionally, many of their campuses and families are still without power. CFISD plans to reassess the situation and will provide an update on Tuesday’s situation on Monday.

Spring Branch ISD also announced its closure. The district said that as of midday Sunday, about 70% of its campuses were still without power. They plan to continue monitoring their facilities and power restoration and will provide a daily update by 4 p.m. Monday regarding Tuesday’s school.

On the other hand, Cleveland ISD will open on Monday. In a statement, they confirmed that all of their campuses and facilities would be open and operating as normal.

Parents and students are encouraged to stay informed via district communications for the latest updates.

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