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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.


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Wilson County News
November 1, 2015, 8:37pm
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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
 
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