Children of the Flood

140 LG Students Displaced by Storm Damage; Some Say Event Has Changed Them Profoundly

About one in every 12 students at La Grange Independent School District had their home made uninhabitable by Hurricane Harvey.

As of Friday, assistant superintendent Stacy Eilers said more than 140 students have filed paperwork as being displaced by the worst flooding La Grange in over a century.

“The good news is that they are still here,” Eilers said. “Our numbers overall are high. It’s not like the displaced are leaving town.”


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