Saturday, October 1, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found


VideoLost male German Shepard/Husky mix dog. Freckles on his nose, leather collar, last seen in backyard on Legacy View in La Vernia. Call 210-331-1907

VideoLost male German Shepard/Husky mix dog. Freckles on his nose, leather collar, last seen in backyard on Legacy View in La Vernia. Call 210-331-1907

VideoLost: Our family cat, off 216 C.R. 240 in McCoy, he was wearing a very worn light green collar, no tags or chip. Message or call if found, 210-980-1199.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Smartt Move LLC now hiring CDL drivers, hourly pay, day work, benefits, insurance, etc. Call George 972-365-6326 or Todd 210-296-6272.
Be skeptical of ads that say you can make lots of money working from the comfort of your home. If this were true, wouldn’t we all be working at home?
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
City Base PlumbingShowcasePursch with auto package

Breaking News


UPDATE: Floresville High School students to return Nov. 6


UPDATE: Floresville High School students to return Nov. 6
WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR./Reprints at mywcn.com/photos Assistant Superintendent for Finance & Operations Bill Atkins (left) and Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Student Services Clay Rosenbaum, both of the Floresville Independent School District, outline the details of the district’s emergency plan with trustees during an emergency school board meeting Nov. 1.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Wilson County News
November 1, 2015, 8:37pm
5,326 views
4 comments

(SEE COMMENT BELOW)

Tornado destroys parts of Floresville High School campus

(Revised Nov. 2, 2:54 p.m.)

Following a devastating early morning tornado that caused damage to buildings on the campus of Floresville High School Oct. 30, administrators and trustees are working to plan the way forward.

During an emergency meeting of the Floresville Independent School District (ISD) board of trustees Nov. 1, officials said that high school staff is being asked to return to work Tuesday, Nov. 3.

As of a press conference held Nov. 2, students now are set to return Friday, Nov. 6, with a release time of 12:30 p.m., said Superintendent Sherri Bays.

Students will have a 4-hour school day, said Clay Rosenbaum, assistant superintendent for curriculum and student services. Lunch and school-bus transportation will be provided.

However, there will be no instruction as pupils will receive and walk through temporary schedules. Classes that were taught in buildings that suffered damage are being moved to other locations on the campus.

Other key points:

•Alamo Academy students will be transported from Floresville High School to their classes in San Antonio beginning Monday, Nov. 2

•Dual-credit students who participate in online classes are urged to keep up with their studies at home or via the computers in the Floresville Middle School Library

•School buses traffic entering and exiting the Floresville South Elementary School and the Floresville Middle School will be diverted to S.H. 97 East beginning Monday, Nov. 2. This is due to the traffic lights at Tenth Street (U.S. 181) and Tiger Lane being destroyed by the storm. Floresville ISD police will be on hand to keep passenger car and school bus traffic moving smoothly.

•Telephones: central office telephone calls will be routed through the Floresville North Elementary School and transferred until further notice. Floresville High School telephone service currently is inoperable, due to damage to a fiber-optic network. Transportation department telephone calls will be relayed via portable radio among personnel at each campus.



 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
November 4, 2015 5:50pm
 
The return date has been changed to Monday, Nov. 9. For complete statement, see http://mywcn.com/69111.

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
November 2, 2015 2:54pm
 
See update

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
November 1, 2015 9:06pm
 
I commend the school administration for doing a superb job under extra-ordinarily trying circumstances.

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
November 1, 2015 8:37pm
 
New post

Share your comment or opinion on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Breaking News Archives


Malcolm's Custom Welding
WCN Citizens Forum 5/28/15
Southern Electric
Triple R DC ExpertsHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld homeFriesenhahn Custom WeldingAllstate & McBride Realty

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.