Dripping Springs ISD closes schools for rest of week

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Winter storm conditions caused Dripping Springs ISD to close schools and cancel activities from Feb. 15-19. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Winter storm conditions caused Dripping Springs ISD to close schools and cancel activities from Feb. 15-19. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)

Dripping Springs ISD confirmed that schools will be closed and all school activities canceled through Feb. 19. Previously, the district had said it tentatively planned for Feb. 19 to be a 100% remote learning day.

"With the challenges being created by the cold weather, icy roads, power outages, water issues and food shortages, the well-being of our students, families, and staff is our first priority. Based on conditions in our community, we are extending the district closure through the end of the week," the district announced on its website.


The closures also include the district's child development center.
By Olivia Aldridge
Olivia is the reporter for Community Impact's Central Austin edition. A graduate of Presbyterian College in upstate South Carolina, Olivia was a reporter and producer at South Carolina Public Radio before joining Community Impact in Austin.


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