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Storm Damage, Power Outages Force School Closings Monday

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    Storm Debris Blocks Road to Dallas High School Campus

    Storm debris blocked the path to Thomas Jefferson High School, one of 20 Dallas ISD campuses closed Monday due to storms. (Published Monday, Oct. 21, 2019)

    Several North Texas school districts are canceling classes Monday after destructive overnight storms.

    The Dallas Independent School District canceled classes Monday at 19 of its campuses, district spokeswoman Robyn Harris said on NBC 5 Today.

    The DISD canceled classes at the following campuses:

    Cary MS
    Cigarroa ES
    Pershing ES
    Thomas Jefferson HS
    Walnut Hill ES
    Caillet ES
    Dealey Montessori 
    Foster ES
    Franklin MS
    Hexter ES
    Hillcrest HS
    Kramer ES
    Joe May ES
    Francisco Medrano MS
    Thelma Page Richardson ES
    Roosevelt HS
    Twain ES
    South Oak Cliff at Village Fair

    • Cary MS
    • Cigarroa ES
    • Pershing ES
    • Thomas Jefferson HS
    • Walnut Hill ES
    • Caillet ES
    • Dealey Montessori 
    • Foster ES
    • Franklin MS
    • Hexter ES
    • Hillcrest HS
    • Kramer ES
    • Joe May ES
    • Francisco Medrano MS
    • Thelma Page Richardson ES
    • Roosevelt HS
    • Twain ES
    • South Oak Cliff at Village Fair
    • Burnet ES

    Elsewhere in North Texas, Midlothian ISD canceled school at all of its campuses for Monday, citing a widespread power outage.

    All Richardson ISD schools will be closed Monday due to substantial storm damage, power outages and unsafe conditions, the district tweeted. All school and district activities will also be canceled. The district said it anticipates all schools to reopen on Tuesday.

    Garland ISD says Park Crest Elementary School, Williams Elementary School and Houston Middle School will be closed Monday due to power outages. All other GISD campuses will be open Monday.

    The main campus of Richland College and the LeCroy Center on Richland's campus are closed Monday due to power outages, a Dallas County Community College District spokeswoman confirmed in an email.

    Dual credit students from Hillcrest, South Oak Cliff, Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson high schools will not be able to attend college classes at these locations or at Brookhaven, El Centro, Mountain View, and Richland Colleges, DCCD said.

    Click here for a full list of school closures.

    Check back with NBC DFW, as more school cancellations will be added as they are announced.

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