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HISD to announce school reopening – Sunday, May 19, 2024

HISD STATEMENT: HISD crews continue repair and recovery work related to Thursday’s severe weather event. As of Saturday evening, May 18, we can report:

  • Power has been restored to nearly 200 campuses and those schools will be ready to welcome students on Monday. 77 HISD campuses remain without power. We thank CenterPoint for their continued work to restore power to our schools.
  • Our goal remains to have all students return to school safely on Monday. However, power must be restored before students can return to their campuses.
  • Once a campus has power, HISD teams are reviewing HVAC systems, water and nutrition services to ensure students can be served safely and comfortably before making the decision to return them to campus. that campus.
  • Tomorrow, Sunday, May 19 at noon we will begin announcing the campuses that will resume classes on Monday. We will provide updates throughout the day tomorrow.

More than 3,000 families visited emergency food distribution sites at Sam Houston and Austin high schools today. Families in need of food support can get help from the Houston Food Bank here, by calling 832-369-9390, or by completing a Student Assistance Form.