Georgetown ISD cancels classes through Feb. 19

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Georgetown ISD cancels classes through Feb. 19. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Georgetown ISD cancels classes through Feb. 19. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Georgetown ISD has canceled both virtual and in-person classes through Feb. 19 due to the continued winter storm causing widespread power and water outages, the district announced Feb. 17.

“As we continue to assess conditions, monitor district facilities and connect with local authorities, it is clear that a return to school this week is simply not possible,” Superintendent Fred Brent said in the release.


Brent added that the district is working to return students to classes on Feb. 22, but if that changes, families will be notified.

The canceling of classes means campus offices and buildings will also remain closed through Feb. 19. All activities at district facilities have also been canceled, and the district's monthly board meeting has been rescheduled for Feb. 23.

“We know that this is a difficult time for our community and our thoughts are with you,” Brent said.
By Ali Linan
Ali Linan began covering Georgetown for Community Impact Newspaper in 2018. Her reporting focuses on education and Williamson County. Ali hails from El Paso and graduated from Syracuse University in 2017.


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