Monitoring Weather - April 17, 2019

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8:01 am - Parents: Killeen ISD will stay on high alert today for any potentially dangerous weather. While the forecasts seem to be predicting the worst storms will come late this afternoon and into the evening, we are watching weather developments closely to make sure our 45,000 students stay safe.

At school dismissal time today when buses are scheduled to be on the roads, we have a plan in place if needed to shelter students at schools. We will be prepared to cancel any outdoor athletic events or extracurricular activities if necessary.

We will make announcements regarding weather-related issues here on our website, as well as on our Facebook and Twitter and we'll be prepared to send automated phone calls/emails/texts to parents as needed.
1:00 pm - Update: We are posting breaking announcements as we receive them on our Facebook and Twitter.  The following are some of the most recent announcements shared.

Killeen ISD Sports -  
  • All Killeen ISD sub-varsity baseball games scheduled for this evening have been cancelled because of the threat of severe weather. The games will be re-scheduled.

Elementary Schools -

  • Attention Clarke Elementary School parents: Due to the potential for severe weather, The Let’s Move Club will not be going to the commissary after school today. The school is looking to reschedule the event for next week. Clarke Elementary.
  • Attention Mountain View Elementary parents: All after school activities have been cancelled.
  • Attention Peebles Elementary School parents: After-school tutoring for today has been cancelled because of the potential for severe weather.
  • Attention Sugar Loaf Elementary School parents: After-school tutoring for today has been cancelled due to the potential for severe weather.
  • This from Timber Ridge Elementary School on weather cancellations: Today’s after-school activities for students (to include Step Team and Ranger Dance Team practices) are cancelled due to the possibility of bad weather. The principal will send out an automated message to parents as well.


Middle Schools -

  • Attention Eastern Hills Middle School parents: At Eastern Hills MS soccer and tennis practices scheduled for this afternoon have been cancelled.

High Schools -

  • Attention Ellison High School parents:  The Ellison Eagles baseball game scheduled at Waco Midway this evening has been postponed until tomorrow because of the threat of severe weather.