Willis ISD closes Sept. 19; after-school activities canceled

Willis ISD is closed due to inclement weather.

Willis ISD is closed due to inclement weather.

Willis ISD is closed Sept. 19 due to inclement weather, and all after-school activities are canceled, according to a Facebook post by the district. Secondary students who have already been picked up by buses will be returned home.





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By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.


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