RGV school closures due to freezing weather

Local News

An empty River Road ISD classroom. (Nexstar Photo/KAMR)

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KVEO) — Several school districts are planning to close their campuses due to freezing temperatures expected next week.

Some districts are only holding classes online, meanwhile, others are calling off school entirely for the week’s inclement weather.

Last updated: Feb. 18 at 2:14 p.m.

Texas Southmost College (TSC)

Texas Southmost College will remain closed through Friday, February 19.

TSC will resume normal operations at 8 a.m. on Monday, February 22.

Brownsville ISD:

Classes are canceled for Thursday and Friday. In-person and remote instruction will resume on Monday at Brownsville ISD.

Mission Consolidated Independent School District:

Mission CISD officials are announcing that all classes will be cancelled through this Friday, Feb. 19. Classes will resume for students for both in-person virtual, and remote virtual instruction on Monday, Feb. 22. 

Vanguard Academy Charter School:

Vanguard Academy Charter School will be canceling classes for the rest of the week due to continue power outages across our community.

Meal distribution to the community will resume on Wednesday at regular operating hours 7 a.m.- 1 p.m. Virtual classes/instruction for those students will resume on Monday, Feb. 22 at 8 a.m.

The available feeding sites starting Wednesday, Feb. 17, will be at the following locations:

Mozart Elementary: 155 E. Business 83, Alamo

Mozart Secondary: 154 E. Crockett, Alamo

Picasso Elementary: 901 S. Athol, Pharr

Rembrandt Elementary & Secondary: 1200 E. Kelly Avenue, Pharr.

Edcouch-Elsa ISD:

Edcouch-Elsa ISD officials have canceled classes for the remainder of the week. Normal operations are expected to resume on Monday, Feb. 22.

Edinburg ISD

The district will cancel classes for Thursday and Friday. Students will not have to make up these two instructional days. Varsity-level extra-curricular events will continue as scheduled.

IDEA Rio Grande Valley:

School will resume at IDEA Public Schools on Monday, Feb. 22.

Harlingen CISD:

Harlingen CISD is closing classes for the remainder of the week. Normal operations will begin on Monday. Meal distribution will be held Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Jubilee Academies:

Due to ongoing power outages and weather conditions, all classes are cancelled for the remainder of the week. This includes virtual instruction. School will resume, Monday, Feb. 22.

La Feria ISD:

La Feria ISD has canceled classes for the remainder of the week. Classes will resume as regular schedule on Tuesday, Feb. 23. All staff will report to work on Monday, Feb. 22.

Los Fresnos CISD:

Classes have been canceled for Thursday, Feb. 18, and Friday, Feb. 19. The district plans to resume classes on Monday, Feb. 22.

McAllen ISD:

McAllen ISD officials have announced classes are canceled Wednesday through Friday. McAllen plans to return to normal operating procedures on Monday, Feb. 22.

Meal distribution will continue on Wednesday at select curbside and bus routes, to see the meal locations click here.

The district will be distributing internet hotspots on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Hot spots can be picked up at the Central Office parking lot, on 23rd and Tamarack. This will be a curbside event.

Mercedes ISD:

Mercedes ISD has canceled class due to weather and power outages. Classes will resume on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Mission CISD:

All Mission CISD will continue with remote lessons on Wednesday. The district will use asynchronous lessons so everyone can complete their work at their own pace.

Point Isabel ISD:

Point Isabel ISD has canceled classes for the remainder of the week. Classes are scheduled to resume on Monday, Feb. 22. Updates will be made available as they arrive.

Raymondville ISD:

Raymondville ISD classes will resume on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Rio Hondo ISD:

There will be no classes at Rio Hondo ISD until Monday.

Roma ISD:

All classes will be held online on through Friday, Feb. 19. Students do not have access to the internet, parents do not need to worry about them missing class.

San Benito ISD:

San Benito ISD will remain closed for the remainder of the week. Class will resume on Monday.

Sharyland ISD:

On Monday, the district released a statement to let parents know they do not need to log in to classes on time due to power outages in the area.

South Texas ISD:

All South Texas ISD campuses and offices will be remain closed on Thursday, Feb. 18, and Friday, Feb. 19. There will be no classes held virtually or in-person, and curbside meals will not be served. We anticipate returning to normal operations on Monday, Feb. 22.

Texas Southmost College:

All classes and school operations are canceled classes for Wednesday. Normal operations are expected to continue on Thursday.

TSTC Harlingen:

Texas State Technical College in Harlingen has canceled all classes for the remainder of this week.

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV)

All classes (on-campus and online) are canceled for Friday, Feb. 19, and are scheduled to resume Monday, Feb. 22.

Valley View ISD:

Valley View ISD schools will have remote online classes on Monday.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Community Stories

More Community Stories