School storm closures: Spring Branch ISD remains closed as one-third of campuses remain without electricity after deadly weather

HOUSTON, TEXAS (KTRK) — In the wake of last Thursday’s severe weather, Spring Branch Independent School District has announced that schools will remain closed on Tuesday, May 21.

The video above is from an earlier report.

The district said about a third of its campuses are without power. According to officials, the electricity comes on but is turned off shortly afterwards.

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District offices, playgrounds, Spark Parks, sports fields, fields and high school tracks are closed and offline.

SBISD said the district’s telephone provider is unstable and is preventing incoming and outgoing calls.

The district also posted information on the SBISD website for families affected by last week’s storms.

Several other districts made the decision this weekend to close for the next week.

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD announced Sunday that all of its schools will remain closed Monday. In a statement, the district cited travel safety concerns due to the number of broken traffic lights and debris on the roads. Additionally, many of their campuses and families are still without power. CFISD plans to reassess the situation and will provide an update on the status on Tuesday.

Cleveland ISD decided all campuses would be operational Monday.

Parents and students are encouraged to stay informed of the latest updates through district communications.

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