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Southwood Valley Classes Cancelled

1:30 p.m. update:

Friday was an unexpected day off from school at Southwood Valley Elementary in College Station.

CSISD spokesman Chuck Glenewinkel says there was a leak outside the building that resulted in no water pressure.

Glenewinkel says repairs were expected to take most of the day. That would have meant no water for restrooms and water fountains for the more than 600 students and adults.

Glenewinkel says within ten minutes of deciding to cancel classes, all parents had been notified.

By 9 a.m., students had been picked up and none had to wait at College Station High School.

Click below for comments from Chuck Glenewinkel, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

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Original story, courtesy of CSISD:

Due to a water leak discovered this morning at Southwood Valley Elementary, classes can not be held today, Friday, September 13.

The leak will take all day to fix.

Parents will need to come pick their children up from Southwood Valley by 9 a.m.

If you are unable to pick up your child by 9 a.m., they will be transported to College Station High School where they can be picked up.

Students who are currently on the bus will need to be picked up at Southwood Valley.  The buses are not turning around to drop students back off at home this morning.

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Posted by on Sep 13 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.


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