UPDATED: Austin ISD classes cancelled Feb. 16-18

Snow falls at Pecan Springs Elementary School in East Austin on Feb. 14. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
Snow falls at Pecan Springs Elementary School in East Austin on Feb. 14. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Snow falls at Pecan Springs Elementary School in East Austin on Feb. 14. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Update

Austin ISD has cancelled classes through Feb. 18. More information is available here.

Original story

All Austin ISD classes will be held remotely Feb. 16 in an effort to keep students and staff safe as winter weather continues to affect the Austin area.

Snowfall late Feb. 14 into Feb. 15 combined with continued low temperatures have created icy roads and the conditions, according to the National Weather Service, will persist through Feb. 16.


AISD held classes completely virtually Feb. 12 as well, and students are off Feb. 15 for Presidents' Day. Other surrounding districts, including Pflugerville ISD and Dripping Springs ISD, have also made the announcement classes will be all virtual Feb. 16.
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at [email protected]


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