Lake Travis High School reopens after gas odor forces evacuation, science wing remains closed

Luz Moreno-Lozano
lmoreno-lozano@statesman.com
The high school was evacuated Tuesday morning after reports of a gas odor. The odor was discovered to be coming from the science hall. The main campus and annex have been cleared for re-entry. [LUZ MORENO-LOZANO/LAKE TRAVIS VIEW]

Lake Travis High School students were allowed to return to class after an evacuation of the campus Tuesday morning.

The high school was evacuated just before 8:30 a.m. after a smell of gas was discovered to be coming from the science hall. The Lake Travis Fire Rescue crew is investigating the odor.

The main campus and annex were evacuated as a precaution and have been cleared for re-entry for the first period bell at 8:50 a.m.

The science wing remains closed. Students with classes in the building have been redirected to the performing arts center.

This story is developing; check back for updates.

Attention Lake Travis HS parents: All buildings at Lake Travis HS have been cleared for re-entry with the EXCEPTION of science wing (H-Hall). Students who have classes in H-Hall are being redirected to the LTHS PAC; see email for more info

— Lake Travis ISD (@ltisdschools)September 17, 2019