Klein ISD to return to normal operations Feb. 22

Klein ISD Plant Operations worked during the extended weather closure to clean weather-affected areas. (Courtesy Klein ISD)
Klein ISD Plant Operations worked during the extended weather closure to clean weather-affected areas. (Courtesy Klein ISD)

Klein ISD Plant Operations worked during the extended weather closure to clean weather-affected areas. (Courtesy Klein ISD)

Klein ISD students will hopefully return to campuses Feb. 22 after extended district closures due to winter weather, according to a Feb. 19 statement from Superintendent Jenny McGown.

KISD will not have to make up the four days missed to the the winter storm that forced schools to close Feb. 16-19.
McGown said the Texas Education Agency approved the district’s waiver for the inclement weather.



“Although we lost a week of teaching and learning, we will do everything we can to make sure our students receive excellent support in catching up and staying on track,” McGown said.

McGown said several campuses had “minimal” damage due to the weather. As of press time, Klein ISD officials said the district was not able to say which schools were damaged nor how much damages will cost. The district is expected to return to normal operations Feb. 22.

“Our community has always come together in times of need and now is no different,” McGown said. “Campus leaders will be in touch with additional information for employees and families today.”

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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