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Some DC, MontCo Schools Closed Monday



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    Across the region, power outages from the weekend's storm have caused school closings.

    Some Montgomery County Public Schools and 13 D.C. public schools will be closed Monday, Aug. 29, due to power outages as a result of Hurricane Irene.  In addition, some schools in Prince George's Calvert, Charles, Anne Arundel, Howard, and Saint Mary's counties will also be closed at the week's start.

    Although most D.C. public schools will open on time Monday, Aug. 29, crews are still working to restore power and repair 13 others in the wake of Hurricane Irene.

    The following D.C. schools will be closed Monday:

    -- Anacostia Senior High School
    -- Beers Elementary School
    -- Coolidge High School
    -- LaSalle-Backus Educational Campus
    -- Orr Elementary School
    -- Oyster-Adams Bilingual School (Adams Building)
    -- Oyster-Adams Bilingual School (Oyster Building)
    -- Savoy Elementary School
    -- Stanton Elementary School
    -- Thomas Elementary School
    -- Turner at Green Elementary School
    -- Whittier Education Campus
    -- Winston Education Campus

    School Without Walls High School will remain closed due to earthquake damage. Students and staff should report to Eastern High School (1700 East Capitol St. N.E.) on Monday.

    As of 8:30 p.m. Sunday, 22 Montgomery County schools remained without power. The school district will make a final announcement by 6 a.m. Monday about those schools.

    "Each school community without power will receive an automated telephone call updating them about the power restoration efforts," the school district said in release Sunday night. You can also check the official web site here.

    An updated list of the Montgomery County schools without power and closed on Monday:

    --Bradley Hills Elementary

    --Chevy Chase Elementary School

    --Francis Scott Key Middle School

    --Harmony Hills Elementary School

    --Highlands View Elementary School

    --Piney Branch Elementary School

    --Woodlin Elementary School

    All Montgomery County schools with power will open on time on Monday.

    To see more regional school closings, click here.



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