Myrtle Springs School to host ‘Spring Spruce Up’ March 23 Posted in: News The Myrtle Springs School closed its doors in 1977, in part due to state mandates and lack of funding. The school house is now the last remaining structure and property representing the historical past of the once thriving resort town. As recorded in The Handbook of Texas Online, “For decades,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!