EPISD Announces Early Release Information For Day Of Donald Trump Rally
President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that he will have a MAGA rally at the El Paso County Coliseum. Because there are a number of schools near the Coliseum, the El Paso Independent School District has announced that they will do an early release on Monday, February 11 to accommodate the traffic and security ahead of the rally.
The schools are all near the El Paso County Coliseum. Students at those schools will be released at noon on Monday, February 11. Staff and students will be back at on a normal schedule on Tuesday, February 12.
The schools that will be impacted schools are:
Aoy, Beall, Burleson, Clardy, Cooley, Douglass, Hart and Zavala elementary schools. The afternoon pre-kindergarten and Head Start sessions will be moved to the morning.
Guillen and Henderson middle schools.
Bowie, Jefferson and Silva Health Magnet high schools.
All after-school activities for the impacted campuses are cancelled on Monday.
The El Paso Independent School District said they are working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies to come up with an appropriate plan of action for the presidential visit. EPISD Police said there are is indication of road closures that may have impacted the operation and release time of schools outside the vicinity of the Coliseum.
The rest of EPISD schools, including Central Office, will operate on a normal schedule on Monday.