***UPDATE*** All Austin County Schools will resume operation on Wednesday, January 17, 2024.
In light of the winter weather conditions affecting the region, all four schools in Austin County have announced closures for Tuesday, January 16, 2024. The schools include Bellville ISD, Sealy ISD, Brazos ISD, and Faith Academy.
Bellville ISD made the decision to close due to winter weather conditions and will continue to monitor the situation for any updates. They encourage everyone in the Brahma Nation to stay safe and warm during the closure.
Sealy ISD has canceled classes and activities due to the slick road conditions and the expectation that they will not improve with the colder temperatures. The school prioritizes the safety of its students and staff and plans to resume classes on Wednesday, January 17.
Brazos ISD has also decided to close on January 16, citing the current and expected weather conditions. This closure includes all extracurricular after-school events. The school will continue to monitor the weather and driving conditions for a possible reopening on Wednesday.
Faith Academy has also announced a closure for tomorrow, urging families to stay safe and warm during the inclement weather.
As the winter weather persists, the schools in Austin County are taking necessary precautions to ensure the safety of their students and staff. They will continue to monitor the conditions and provide updates as needed.