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Are you ready?

Posted by Texas Education on September 24, 2008

Looks like school starts tomorrow for many little children, in my area! My daughter has swim practice at 5:15 a.m., even. There is so much going on about school, and not, it’s crazy and it’s really making my (sweating) head spin. Many of my friends and neighbors are getting their power on. Me, I’m not one of them. I’m working on my 3rd generator in this storm we call IKE. I will have to change the oil tomorrow am. Wish me luck. I don’t have power, but I have the next best thing, a working generator. Ok, onto the “news” on schools. Looks like Humble’s website has a lot going on. I was at Oak Forest today confirming my job for tomorrow (or cancelation) and overheard them talking about the “free” meals. Yes, in deedie, there will be free meals for a short time.

Due to Hurricane Ike, the Humble Child Nutrition Department has received permission from the US Department of Agriculture to provide meals free of charge for all students for a 10 day period beginning on Thursday, September 25th and ending on Wednesday, October 8th. All students, regardless of their status before the storm, will be able to receive a free breakfast and a free lunch at their school during this time period. Any a la carte items selected will be at regular prices. Because of supply and delivery issues due to Hurricane Ike, the menus may not match what is published. Currently our offerings may be limited; we are making every effort to return to our published menu as quickly as possible.

The following campuses do have power and will resume class on Sept. 25.

  • Atascocita High
  • Humble High
  • Kingwood High
  • Kingwood Park High
  • CLC/Quest
  • CATE
  • Atascocita Middle
  • Creekwood Middle
  • Kingwood Middle
  • Sterling Middle
  • Timberwood Middle
  • Bear Branch
  • Elm Grove
  • Eagle Springs
  • Fall Creek
  • Foster
  • Greentree
  • Humble El.
  • Hidden Hollow
  • Jack Fields
  • Lakeland
  • Maplebrook
  • North Belt
  • Oaks
  • Oak Forest
  • Park Lakes
  • River Pines
  • Timbers
  • Woodland Hills

The following campuses are still without power and will not open until Monday, September 29.

  • Humble Middle
  • Riverwood Middle
  • Deerwood
  • Pine Forest
  • Shadow Forest
  • Summerwood
  • Whispering Pines
  • Willow Creek

If you have students who attend one of the schools listed above, please note that they will not start classes again until Monday, September 29. Employees at those campuses should also report to work on Monday, September 29. Also, please expect delays in bus service as drivers are navigating through intersections without working signal lights.

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