UPDATE: Fort Bend ISD cancels after-school activities in response to looming inclement weather


Updated at 3:42 p.m. May 8

As more thunderstorms and rainfall is headed toward Fort Bend County, after-school activities at all Fort Bend ISD campuses have been cancelled today, May 8 and Thursday, May 9, the district announced at 3:30 p.m. May 8.

District officials will continue monitoring weather forecasts and will update parents should there be additional changes. The district website, the parent notification system and social media outlets will be updated with any news.

Students who were absent May 8 due to flooding will receive an excused absence. Parents must send a note to their child’s campus for the absence to be excused, and at the high school level the absence will not affect exemptions from final exams, the release from FBISD said.

Extended day programs are being offered May 8 until 6 p.m. However, no afternoon extended day programs are being offered Thursday, May 9.

Posted at 10:30 a.m. May 8

Isolated street flooding in Fort Bend County is preventing a handful of Fort Bend ISD campuses from opening Wednesday, May 8.

First Colony Middle School, Settlers Way Elementary School, Colony Bend Elementary School, Austin Parkway Elementary School and the FBISD Administrative Annex are closed for the day.

District officials will continue to be in contact with local emergency management agencies and continue to update staff and parents if there are additional changes, according to a release from the district.

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Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.
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