Category Archives: Weather

HISD schools, offices to close Tuesday, Sept. 14

Due to inclement weather, all after-school activities and sporting events are cancelled today Monday, Sept 13.  Schools and buildings should not be accessed after 5 p.m. on Monday, Sep. 13.  In addition, in-person and virtual classes are canceled on Tuesday, Sept.14. All HISD offices and schools will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 14.  Students will not need to make up the missed school day.  For additional updates, visit www.HoustonISD.org or follow us on the district’s social media.

Community food distributions planned to help with winter storm recovery

The Houston Independent School District is partnering with Houston Food Bank to host community food distributions over the next three days to ensure Houston families have access to food as they recover from the winter storm.

The community distributions will be held it three different locations over the next three days — Barnett Stadium on Saturday, NRG on Sunday, and Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center on Monday.

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HISD to remain closed through Friday, Feb. 19, as weather continues to impact families

As the weather conditions continue to impact many families, all HISD schools and offices will remain closed on Friday, Feb. 19. There will be no virtual or in-person learning. Employees will not report to work, unless notified by their supervisor.

All athletic events and food distributions for Friday and the weekend are also cancelled.

Please note that employees who are required to physically report to work will be notified by their supervisor.

As always, student and staff safety will guide decision making as the district continues to monitor weather and road conditions.

HISD remain closed Feb. 17-Feb. 18 due to winter storm impact

As the freezing conditions continue to impact many families, HISD’s schools and offices will remain close on Wednesday, February 17 and Thursday, February 18. There will be no virtual or in-person learning.  Employees will not report to work, unless notified by their supervisor.  All athletic events and food distributions for Wednesday and Thursday also are cancelled.

If conditions permit, all HISD schools and offices will transition to remote operations for Friday, February 19.  All students will transition to asynchronous virtual learning, and district staff will work remotely.  Students can use the day to reinforce learning using the digital resources found on the HUB or HISD @ H.O.M.E. Students also can submit current or late assignments on the HUB and will not be required to follow a set daily classroom schedule.

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HISD to close Feb. 15-16 as freezing weather approaches

Due to freezing temperatures in the coming days, combined with the possibility of widespread precipitation and potentially hazardous road conditions, the Houston Independent School District will close schools and offices on Monday, Feb. 15 and Tuesday, Feb. 16. Out of an abundance of caution, there will be no virtual or in-person learning, and staff will not report to work.

Students can use both days to reinforce learning using the digital resources found on the HUB or HISD @ H.O.M.E. Students also can submit current or late assignments on the HUB

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District offices, facilities to close ahead of inclement weather

Due to the threat of inclement weather in the Houston area, and to ensure the safety of staff, all HISD facilities and offices will be closed Wednesday, August 26, and Thursday, August 27. District facilities are scheduled to reopen on Friday, August 28, pending road and weather conditions.

Employees will be required to report to work remotely on Friday, August 28. However, essential employees who are required to physically report to work on Wednesday and Thursday will be contacted by their supervisors. Virtual Professional Development sessions and preservice training will be rescheduled. Virtual Camp Spark sessions will continue as scheduled.

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Athletic events cancelled, district buildings closing at 7 p.m. Friday due to inclement weather forecast

Due to impending inclement weather conditions this evening (Friday, Jan. 10), the Houston Independent School District is cancelling all eventing athletic events and games.

After-school activities will continue as normal but will end by 7 p.m. Additionally, all district buildings will close by 7 p.m. as a safety measure. All Saturday events will take place as scheduled. 

For additional updates, follow district updates on Twitter and Facebook: twitter.com/houstonisd and facebook.com/houstonisd

HISD canceling after-school activities due to inclement weather forecast 

Due to impending inclement weather and the potential for hazardous road conditions, the Houston Independent School District is canceling all after-school activities for Friday, Dec. 7.

Additionally, all varsity basketball games scheduled for tonight are being rescheduled for Saturday, December 8. The revised schedule for Saturday games, including times and locations, is:

GIRLS/BOYS HOME VISITORS LOCATION TIME
Girls Wheatley HS Scarborough HS Barnett 10 a.m.
Girls Yates HS Furr HS Barnett 11:30 a.m.
Boys Yates HS Worthing HS Barnett 1 p.m.
Boys Wisdom HS Austin HS Butler 1 p.m.
Boys Milby HS Sterling HS Butler 2:30 p.m.
Boys Lamar HS Westside HS Butler 4 p.m.
Girls Lamar HS Westbury HS Delmar 1 p.m.
Girls Westside HS Bellaire HS Delmar 2:30 p.m.
Boys Waltrip HS Madison HS Delmar 4 p.m.
Girls Kashmere HS North Forest HS Wilkins Pavilion 1 p.m.
Boys Furr HS North Forest HS Wilkins Pavilion 2:30 p.m.
Boys Washington HS Wheatley HS Wilkins Pavilion 4 p.m.
Girls Waltrip HS Wisdom HS TJ Engram 1 p.m.
Boys Northside HS Sharpstown HS TJ Engram 2:30 p.m.
Boys Mickey Leland Westbury HS TJ Engram 4 p.m.

Games originally scheduled for Saturday will be played at their planned times and locations. Any school activities rescheduled for Saturday will not begin until after 9 a.m.

For additional updates, please visit www.houstonisd.org and follow district updates on Twitter and Facebook: twitter.com/houstonisd and facebook.com/houstonisd.