UPDATED: Fort Bend ISD cancels school Sept. 20

Fort Bend ISD has canceled all after-school activities for Sept. 19.

Fort Bend ISD has canceled all after-school activities for Sept. 19.

Updated 8:58 p.m., Sept. 19

Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Charles Dupre Tweeted at 8:47 p.m. Sept. 19 that the district will be closed Friday, Sept. 20 in response to Thursday's flooding.



Posted Sept. 19 at 3:51 p.m., Sept. 19

On Sept. 19, FBISD canceled all after-school activities, according to an update on its website.

The district also announced that parents who are able to safely pick up their children from school can begin to do so. The update said remaining students will be dismissed as usual and that buses will not run until the routes are safe. FBISD said extended-day programs will close at 5 p.m., but supervision will be provided until all students have been picked up.

Additionally, nonessential school personnel are being released.

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By Claire Shoop

Reporter, Sugar Land/Missouri City

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.



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