SCHOOL CLOSURES: District-wide closures announced for Tuesday, Nov. 29 as water emergency continues across the Houston area

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TUESDAY SCHOOL/COLLEGE CLOSURES

HOUSTONAldine Independent School District

“Due to the Boil Water Notice issued by the City of Houston on Sunday evening, all Aldine ISD schools, offices and facilities will remain closed Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

This decision was made after much discussion and careful consideration between district leaders as well as information provided by city officials. We believe this will allow us adequate time to ensure our schools are prepared to welcome back students and staff to a safe environment once the city has lifted the water boil notice.”

Channelview Independent School District

“Dear Channelview ISD families and staff. We want to make you aware of the update that The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued this afternoon. Harris County Water Control and Improvement District #84 has issued a boil water notice for our area. This boil water notice affects multiple schools within our school district. Therefore, we will not have school tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29.

We are asking some maintenance and custodial personnel to come into work tomorrow to help prepare all campuses to resume once the boil notice is lifted. Maintenance and custodial staff will receive direct communication from their supervisors with details.We will continue to closely monitor this issue and keep you all updated on any decisions that are made.”

Galena Park Independent School District

“Out of an abundance of caution and based on the information received from the City of Houston and surrounding water districts, Galena Park ISD classes, including Early College High School and Dual Credit classes, have been canceled for Tuesday, November 29, 2022.”

Houston Independent School District

The Houston Independent School District has canceled in-person operations for Tuesday due to a boil water notice impacting most parts of the city.

For the second day in a row, HISD officials announced that all Houston ISD schools, offices, and facilities will be closed on Nov. 29. due to major the complications.

HISD employees will need to work remotely, and students are asked to engage in online academic resources.

“All HISD employees will be working remotely unless otherwise instructed by the chief of their business area. While students are not on campus, we encourage them to engage with digital academic resources that are available 24/7.”

Additional tweets from HISD gave a reason for the closure, citing logistical challenges caused by the notice.

Lone Star College

LSC-Houston North Fairbanks, LSC-Houston North Fallbrook, LSC-Houston North Greenspoint, LSC-Houston North Victory and LSC-Westpark Technology Center campuses will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 29 due to city boil notice.

Pasadena Independent School District

“Due to many of our campuses being impacted in South Hou. and Houston by the City of Hou Boil Water Notice, all Pasadena ISD schools will remain closed for students on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. District officials secured the necessary purchase of individual waters for students, but unfortunately, deliveries are delayed due to the increased demand in our local community.”

Sheldon Independent School District

“There will be no school Tuesday, Nov 29 due to the continued water boil notice affecting 2 MUD districts in Sheldon ISD.”

Southwest Schools (Public Charter School)

“Southwest Schools (Public Charter School District) located at 3333 Bering Dr., Houston, Texas, 77057 is closed tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29, 2022, due to the City of Houston’s Boil Water Notice.”

Spring Branch Independent School District

“Based on the latest information the district has received about the Boil Water Notice from the City of Houston, SBISD schools will be closed again tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29, 2022.

Campus-based instructional staff, CNS staff and campus-based paraprofessionals should not report to work.”

YES Prep Academy

“Classes remain canceled for students tomorrow, November 29, 2022, as the city is still under the boil water notice. Based on current updates, city officials are conducting water tests and anticipating results late this evening or in the early hours tomorrow morning. We will continue to monitor updates from city officials and keep families informed. As of now we anticipate welcoming students back to school on Wednesday, November 30.”

Varnett Public School

The Varnett Public School will be closed Tuesday due to the boil water alert



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