Todd L. Davis

Burleson ISD Schools Lose Power, Students Released

All Burleson campuses resume normal schedule Thursday, district officials say

Burleson High School students were released Wednesday morning after a power outage at the school, according to district officials.

Several schools in the Burleson Independent School District lost power due to severe weather at about 10 a.m., officials said, forcing some to dismiss early.

On Thursday, all Burleson campuses will resume a normal schedule.

"Power has been restored at all campuses and normal schedules will resume tomorrow, September 10. We appreciate students and staff for pulling together and making today as successful as possible under the circumstances," the district said in a statement Wednesday afternoon.

Burleson High School

District officials said they released Burleson High School students after determining there was not enough lighting to continue classes.

Bus services will be provided, according to district officials. Students who cannot find a ride home will be supervised at the school and given lunch in the cafeteria.

Power was restored Wednesday. On Thursday, Burleson High School will resume a normal schedule.

Norwood Elementary School

Norwood Elementary School students were released a short time later due to a power outage. Parents or emergency contacts only can pick up students at any time.

Students who have not been picked up by 12:30 p.m. will be transported to the Bransom Elementary School gymnasium at 820 S. Hurst Road. Bus service will be provided to students who normally ride a bus at the regularly scheduled time.

Crossroads High School, Kerr Middle School and Mound and Academy elementary schools also briefly lost power, officials said.

Kerr Middle School, Mound Elementary, the Academy at Nola Dunn and Crossroads High School have power.

All Burleson ISD campuses are expected to operate a normal schedule Thursday.

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