NEW: Leander ISD cancels school through Feb. 19

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Leander ISD has canceled all classes Feb. 15-19. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Leander ISD has canceled all classes Feb. 15-19. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Updated 12:15 p.m. Feb. 17

Leander ISD has canceled all school through Feb. 19, according to a Feb. 17 district announcement.

In-person and virtual learning will restart Feb. 22. Meal service and after-school activities will also resume then.

"We made this decision after meeting with emergency response agencies and in consideration of our families and staff who are living through this weather crisis," LISD said. "There are widespread utility outages across our district and the state, and households with resources need to conserve as much as possible."

Updated 7 p.m. Feb. 15


Leander ISD has canceled all classes Feb. 16 and 17 "after consulting with emergency response agencies," the district announced the evening of Feb. 15.

Classes will resume virtually Feb. 18 and 19. All school district facilities will stay closed through Feb. 19.

"We will continue to monitor the situation throughout the week and communicate any additional updates in a timely fashion," LISD said.



Updated 6:20 p.m. Feb. 14

Leander ISD announced all classes will be held virtually from Feb. 16-18 due to weather. After-school activities and meal service are also canceled through Feb. 18.

LISD will hold its Feb. 15 professional learning day virtually. Additionally, all LISD facilities will be closed through Thursday.

"We made this decision because our emergency response agencies anticipate dangerous road conditions through the end of the week and our families ask the district to provide as much advance notice as possible when altering the school day," the district said.



Original post:

Leander ISD will hold all classes virtually Feb. 12 due to weather conditions, according to LISD.

Students will be released at their regular time Feb. 11, but all after-school activities are canceled. Students can remain at their campus until it is safe for parents or guardians to pick them up. Students may also be picked up early, according to the district. Drivers looking for road condition information can visit the Texas Department of Transportation's website.

No decision has been made for school Feb. 16. The staff development day Feb. 15 will be fully virtual; this is a student holiday.

By Taylor Girtman
After interning with Community Impact Newspaper in 2019, Taylor Girtman became a reporter for the Cedar Park and Leander edition in February 2020.


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