Saturday, May 2, 2009

Mexican Flu Closes Ten Houston Area Schools

The number of schools that have been closed in the Houston area due to the Mexican flu scare has risen to ten. The list is below:

Houston ISD

Lyons Elementary School — closed for at least 14 days after a 10-year student was confirmed to have swine flu. District has not released exact reopening date.

Harvard Elementary School — closed indefinitely after a probable but unconfirmed case of swine flu involving a 9-year-old student.

Hamilton Middle School — closed indefinitely after a probable but unconfirmed case of swine flu involving a 14-year-old student.

Cy-Fair ISD

Yeager Elementary School — closed because of a confirmed cases of swine flu involving a student. The school is expected to reopen May 18.

Humble ISD

Maplebrook Elementary School — closed until May 18 as a child has been diagnosed with a probable case of swine flu.

Katy ISD

Beckendorff Junior High School — closed after a "highly probable" case involving a student. The school is expected to reopen May 11.

Lamar Consolidated ISD

Lamar Junior High School — closed because of a probable case of swine flu. It is expected to reopen on May 11.

Pasadena ISD

Matthys Elementary School — closed because of a suspected case of swine flu involving a student. The school is expected to reopen May 18.

Private schools

Episcopal High School in Bellaire — closed after a student was confirmed to have swine flu. The school is expected to reopen May 14.

Greatwood Montessori School in Sugar Land — closed until at least May 11 because of suspected case of swine flu.

I expect this list to grow during the weekend. I will keep everyone posted as time permits.

"The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day." - Abraham Lincoln

2 comments:

bluepitbull said...

It's kinda funny. Just about every school district surrounding San Antonio shut down last week. Not San Antonio ISDs though. I think we may be making way too much of this virus thingy.

Nice site. I'm linking you not least because you are a fellow Texan and a fellow educator.

Texas Truth said...

bluepitbull: I have also linked to you Please keep in touch and KEEP ON BLOGGINg.