Eyeing severe weather forecasts, Plano ISD cancels after-school activities April 17

Plano ISD has canceled after-school activities for April 17.

Plano ISD has canceled after-school activities for April 17.

Plano ISD has canceled its after-school and evening activities April 17 because of severe weather forecasts.

The school district announced the decision Wednesday afternoon after consulting with the National Weather Service, PISD spokesperson Lesley Range-Stanton said in a statement.

The cancelations will not affect the district's after-school child care programs for prekindergarten students through fifth graders. These programs will continue according to the normal schedule.

The National Weather Service said during the late afternoon and evening, the North Texas area could be at risk of severe storms bringing large hail, high-speed winds and possibly tornadoes.

By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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