Some Schools To Be Closed Until Monday Because Of Burst Pipes
DENVER (CBS4) – Sub-zero temperatures caused problems for some Colorado schools on Thursday.
Frozen pipes at Bishop Elementary School in Englewood forced administrators to cancel school Thursday morning. The school will be closed until Monday.
Academia Ana Marie Sandoval School and Justice High School in Denver also had to close due to broken water pipes.
Academia Ana Marie Sandoval School officials said a pipe burst inside the ceiling over the school hallway. Most of the damage is inside the ceiling, however 14 classrooms as well as the library have water damage. The school will also be closed on Friday while repairs are being done. They expect to be open on Monday.
In Bailey, Platte Canyon School District administrators closed both Platte Canyon High School and Fitzsimmons Middle School because of a power outage.
Some other schools delayed the start of classes, but school was a go on Thursday for all of the major school districts in the Denver metro area despite the frigid temps. Schools were closed Thursday for the Bennet School District 29-J, Deer Creek Elementary School and Eaton School District RE-2.
The thermometer rose to a high degree reading of 9 on Thursday in Denver.
See the full list of school closings.