Children at Van Buren Elementary in the Port Neches-Groves school district are safe after taking shelter Thursday when a tornado was reported near the campus.
The school district issued the following news release:
This morning it was reported that a tornado was spotted near Van Buren Elementary in Groves. The students and staff are safe. The Port Neches-Groves ISD Maintenance Department is surveying the property to determine if any damage occurred. Superintendent, Dr. Rodney Cavness, stated that "the staff did a great job of putting the crisis management plan in place."
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