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Here's an updated list of school closures after Imelda flooded nearly a dozen schools

Hamshire-Fannett, Vidor, BISD and Hardin-Jefferson ISD all saw schools with flood damage

BEAUMONT, Texas — Nearly a dozen schools were flooded as Imelda dumped 30-40 inches of rain in parts of Southeast Texas. 

Here are updates on various district's throughout the Golden Triangle. 


Vidor ISD staff will return Monday, September 30, and students will return Tuesday, October 1 on a regular schedule. 

Clean-up crews are hard at work on the affected campuses and other district buildings. Vidor Elementary and High School were flooded. Some portable classrooms also flooded. 

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The district said on Facebook significant damage was done at the middle and intermediate schools, and a smaller amount of damage at the high school. School is cancelled for the week. 

However, according to a Facebook post from the Hamshire-Fannett ISD page, "Dual credit morning and online classes will start Wednesday, September 25, 2019 and meet in Fannett at the Elementary School. Morning class starts at regular time; online classes are open lab from 8:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. If students have connectivity at home, they can continue online work at home. All Middle School activities are postponed until the proper logistics can be worked out."

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Beaumont ISD
Beaumont ISD continues to assess the condition of all campuses. Classes are set to resume on Thursday, September 26 except for Beaumont United and Fehl-Price Classical Academy. Repair and restoration at Beaumont United and Fehl-Price is ongoing and the District will release additional information on reopening later this week.

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Two Little Cypress-Mauriceville schools, Mauriceville Elementary and Mauriceville Middle School, were flooded.  

All students will return to school Thursday, September 26, 2019. There are no time changes for LCM High School, Little Cypress Junior High, Little Cypress Intermediate and Little Cypress Elementary.

However, Mauriceville Middle School students will attend classes at LCM High School and will be following the High School start and stop times, which are 7:55 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.

A Facebook post from the school district says, "Mauriceville Elementary School's car line times will remain the same, 6:50 to 7:15 a.m. and 2:45 to 3:00 p.m. Any third or fifth grade car riders may be dropped off at MVE and a bus will shuttle these students to LCE and LCI. Buses will also return third and fifth grade students to MVE prior to dismissal, in order to be included in the regular MVE bus and car dismissals."

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HJISD staff are set to return on Wednesday, Sept. 25 and students are set to return Thursday, September 26. 

There was flooding damage to the district's China and Sour Lake elementary schools. 


School will resume for Orangefield ISD on September 26. Campuses will operate under normal working hours. 

Friday, September 27 will no longer be an early release day. Friday will be a regular school day.

Monday, September 30 will no longer be a staff development/student holiday. Monday will be a normal instructional day.

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