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Mauriceville Elementary, Middle School campuses get late start Tuesday due to power outage

The schools did not receive word about the outage until Monday evening.
Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD

MAURICEVILLE, Texas — Elementary and middle school students in Mauriceville are starting classes late Tuesday morning due to a community wide power outage.

The district announced the late start for both the Mauriceville Elementary and middle school school campuses citing an "anticipated utility outage" just before 7:30 p.m. Monday evening in a Facebook post.

A Facebook post by the middle school Monday evening apologized for the late notice saying they had not received word about the outage until Monday evening.

Classes at the middle school will be starting at 11:30 a.m. with the campus open for drop-offs at 10:30 a.m. according to the post.

Buses for the middle school campus will begin their pickup routes at 10:40 a.m.

Lunch will be served at the middle school campus and dismissal times will be at the normal time the school said.

Buses picking up elementary students will start their routes at 10 a.m. and parents can drop off students at 10:30 a.m. at the elementary campus according to a Facebook post from Mauriceville Elementary School.

Elementary students should go directly to their classes according to the post.

The elementary campus will be adjusting their lunches today to sack lunches. 

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Students at the district's high school are not affected and started classes at the normal time today.

This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.

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