After canceling extracurricular activities on Wednesday after four people were injured – one seriously injured – in a shooting at Mansfield Timberview High School in Arlington on Wednesday morning, Mansfield ISD canceled classes at Timberview and Early College High School on Thursday.
All extracurricular activities, including athletics events and Thursday games, will also be canceled, along with all parent-teacher conferences scheduled for Friday, October 8.
But Timberview football coach James Brown said they still plan to play Friday’s varsity game at the University of Waco. “We’re playing it as far as we know.”
“It was a devastating day and we are still bringing our students and parents together; but we would like to thank you for your cooperation, patience, understanding and kind words as we understand what has happened, ”read a message from the district to families.
The district has 35,000 students, about a third of whom attend one of the district’s five traditional high school campuses. Attendance limits for Timberview include students from Mansfield, Arlington and Grand Prairie.
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