Release Date: 7/4/2012
Contact: Charles Herndon, 410-887-6111

Progress continues on restoring power to 16 BCPS schools

TOWSON, MD. – Progress continues on restoring power to Baltimore County public schools affected by last week’s storms; 16 schools remained without power as of Wednesday evening and will be closed on Thursday, July 5, 2012.

“We are continuing our efforts to have all of our school facilities open," said Superintendent Dr. S. Dallas Dance. “The staff in the Department of Physical Facilities is working diligently with BGE to get the power restored in our schools."

All activities are cancelled for the schools that remain closed on Thursday, July 5, 2012. Staffs at closed school buildings continue to report to alternate sites.

Summer school does not begin in Baltimore County schools until Monday, July 9, but all schools are staffed during summer months for those seeking to enroll students and for other business.

Schools and office sites scheduled to be closed on Thursday, July 5, 2012, are the following:

  • Campfield Early Childhood Center
  • Fort Garrison Elementary
  • Franklin High
  • Halstead Academy
  • Hebbville Elementary
  • Milbrook Elementary
  • Pikesville High
  • Powhatan Elementary
  • Rodgers Forge Elementary
  • Sudbrook Magnet Middle
  • Towson High
  • Victory Villa Elementary
  • Winand Elementary
  • Windsor Mill Middle
  • Winfield Elementary
  • Woodholme Elementary

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