Houston-area school districts will cancel classes on Nov. 7 so students and staff can attend the Astros’ victory parade
HOUSTON – Several Houston-area school districts announced they would cancel classes Monday after the Houston Astros clinched the World Series victory Saturday night.
Check out the list below:
Houston Independent School District
The Houston Independent School District announced Sunday that all district offices will be closed and classes will be canceled on Monday, Nov. 7.
This comes after the Astros defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 in Saturday’s Game 6. The team won their second World Series title in franchise history.
The superintendent of Millard House II said in a memo to the HISD community that the closure will allow all students, staff and their families to attend the victory parade, which is scheduled for Monday.
“It’s been an incredible season and we want to celebrate our national champions,” he wrote in the memo. “We are proud to have the Houston Astros organization as a partner in education and in our schools. Let’s show support for the home team. Go Astros!”.
Aldine Independent School District
Aldine ISD also announced it will cancel classes on Monday.
Congratulations to our Houston Astros on winning the World Series! Aldine ISD will join the celebration of this historic victory for the City of Houston by closing all schools and administrative offices on Monday, November 7th. Go Astros! #LevelUp #AldineConnected
— Aldine ISD (@AldineISD) November 6, 2022
Spring Independent School District
Spring ISD posted a message on their website that there will be no classes on Monday due to parent meetings and on Tuesday due to election day. District officials said classes will resume Nov. 9.
Fort Bend Independent School District
Fort Bend ISD has announced that it will be closed on Monday, November 7th for the Astros victory parade.
“We are extremely proud of our hometown team, their manager Dusty Baker, and the district fully supports our students, staff and families who wish to attend the parade to recognize the hard work and incredible accomplishments of the Astros this season,” the district said. letter to students, parents and staff.
The district said all after-school activities will resume as scheduled on Monday. Extended day programs will not be held.
Lamar Consolidated Independent School District
In a letter to parents and students Sunday, Lamar CISD officials said all schools and offices will be closed Monday.
All activities and events after school are planned according to the plan. School will resume on November 8.
YES Preparatory public schools
DA Preparatory Public Schools will cancel classes on Monday for World Series festivities, officials said in a tweet.
Partner schools in Aldine and Spring Branch ISD should refer to their respected school districts.
YES Prep Families: Due to World Series Baseball festivities, YES Prep will be closed on Mon., Nov. 7. After school activities have also been cancelled. *Partner campuses should refer to updates from the Aldine and Spring Branch school districts. Congratulations to the Houston Astros! pic.twitter.com/yNkOWZFAuk
— YES Public School Prep (@YESPrep) November 6, 2022
Details of the parade have not been released at this time, however, the city of Houston will hold a press conference regarding the parade later Sunday at 2 p.m.
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