Houston ISD closing facilities ahead of potential Hurricane Laura threat

Houston ISD is closing down facilities ahead of expected inclement weather when Hurricane Laura makes landfall. (Community Impact staff)
Houston ISD is closing down facilities ahead of expected inclement weather when Hurricane Laura makes landfall. (Community Impact staff)

Houston ISD is closing down facilities ahead of expected inclement weather when Hurricane Laura makes landfall. (Community Impact staff)

With Hurricane Laura posing a potential threat to the area, Houston ISD will close all facilities and offices Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.

A food distribution event at NRG Stadium scheduled for Aug. 28 has been rescheduled to noon-5 p.m. Aug. 29, and the district's curbside and delivery efforts have been suspended, according to an HISD news release.


Facilities are scheduled to reopen Aug. 28 depending on road and weather conditions, the district said, but all employees will be asked to report to work remotely Aug. 28.

Essential employees who must be on-site will be contacted by their supervisors, the district said.

The district's virtual professional development sessions and Camp Spark sessions will continue.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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