UPDATED: San Marcos CISD cancels classes Feb. 16

San Marcos CISD will monitor the weather for any further schedule adjustments for the week of Feb. 15. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
San Marcos CISD will monitor the weather for any further schedule adjustments for the week of Feb. 15. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

San Marcos CISD will monitor the weather for any further schedule adjustments for the week of Feb. 15. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Update: Feb. 15, 5:25 p.m.

San Marcos CISD has canceled all classes for Feb. 16 due to issues with power outages and internet connectivity in the area. The day will be a workday for all SMCISD staff, who will work from home, according to an email sent to district families.

According to the district, no makeup day will be needed in June.

The district will monitor the weather and will make a decision Feb. 16 about classes Feb. 17.

This week's SMCISD board meeting was postponed until Feb. 22. Agenda items will remain the same, the district said.


Update: Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m.

San Marcos CISD will close its campuses and offices Feb. 15 and is instructing students to attend classes virtually. Staffers will work from home unless told otherwise by their supervisors, according to SMCISD. Curbside meal service will be closed that day as well.

The district currently plans for students and staff to return to normal schedules Feb. 16 but is monitoring the weather and will provide updates for any adjustments.

On Feb. 19, as part of a previously scheduled early release day, prekindergarten and elementary campuses will dismiss at noon, and other campuses will release students at 1 p.m.

Update

San Marcos CISD has announced all campuses and offices will be 100% virtual for students. Some staff may be contacted by supervisors to come in but have otherwise been instructed to stay home as well due to the district's assessment of road conditions.

In-person classes are still scheduled for Feb. 15, but the district will monitor weather conditions and provide parents and staff with updates over the weekend, according to a post on the district's website.

Original story

As of 7:45 p.m. Feb. 11, San Marcos CISD regular school hours were still scheduled for Feb. 12.

After-school activities have been canceled for Feb. 11, but no cancellations have been announced for Feb. 12.

A post on the district's website notes any changes or adjustments will be communicated to SMCISD families by 5 a.m. Feb. 12, and status updates for classes Feb. 15 will be provided over the weekend.

Students are asked to take their devices home at the end of the school day as precautionary measure against any school closures.

Status updates may also be found on the SMCISD website and in the San Marcos CISD app.
By Warren Brown
Warren joined Community Impact at the beginning of 2020 as the editor of its New Braunfels paper and now reports the news in San Marcos, Buda and Kyle. Warren previously wrote for the Dallas Observer and Fort Worth Weekly and he brings a passion for truth and equality to his reporting.


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