Spring ISD has canceled all remote and in-person learning and working through Feb. 19 due to ongoing widespread power and water outages, district officials announced Feb. 16. As previously reported, district officials had already suspended operations Feb. 15-16 due to inclement weather.
According to the announcement, all district facilities will be closed, and no classes will be held in person or remotely the remainder of the week.
"The weather forecast continues to call for hazardous conditions so we urge everyone to follow the guidance of area emergency officials," the announcement reads. "We will continue to provide updates on our website at www.springisd.org as well as on social media."
Updated Feb. 15 at 4:44 p.m.
Due to widespread power outages in the Greater Houston area, Spring ISD has canceled remote learning and working for students and staff Feb. 16, district officials announced Feb. 15. As previously reported by Community Impact Newspaper, SISD had already canceled in-person learning and working for students and staff Feb. 15-16 due to forecasted inclement weather.
According to the announcement, the Texas Education Agency has notified the district that any school district experiencing widespread power outages due to inclement weather will be eligible for a missed school day waiver and will not be required to make up the day.
"The priority for all students and staff is to stay safe and we urge everyone to follow guidance from city and county emergency officials," the announcement reads. "We will continue to monitor the weather and will provide any updates on our website as well as on social media."
Posted Feb. 12 at 12:28 p.m.
Spring ISD will transition to remote asynchronous learning and working Feb. 15-16 due to forecasted hazardous winter weather, district officials announced Feb. 12.
According to the district announcement, teachers will provide assignments in Schoology, and students will be expected to log on Feb. 15-16 to complete the work independently. While teachers will not be providing direct instruction, they will be available through email for support.
Additionally, curbside meal pickup and all after-school and athletic activities have been canceled for Feb. 15-16.
SISD students, staff and parents are encouraged to continue to monitor the district's website and social media accounts, such as Facebook and Twitter, for additional updates.