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Power outages close 42 Baltimore County public school sites for July 2

Baltimore County Public Schools has announced that due to the effects of Friday's storms, 42 of public schools are without power as of Sunday evening and will be closed on Monday, July 2.

Summer school does not begin in Baltimore County schools until Monday, July 9, but many have regular administrative offices, and some host programs during the summer months.

School officials said that following the storm, 52 county school sites initially had lost power, and many schools, administrative offices, grounds and parking and walking areas were affected by fallen trees and other debris.

Schools and office sites scheduled to be closed on Monday, July 2, are the following:

• Campfield Early Childhood Center

• Carney Elementary

• Carroll Manor Elementary

• Catonsville Middle

• Chadwick Elementary

• Chapel Hill Elementary

• Dogwood Elementary

• Dumbarton Middle

• Elmwood Elementary

• Fort Garrison Elementary

• Fullerton Elementary

• Halstead Academy

• Harford Hills Elementary

• Hebbville Elementary

• Hillcrest Elementary

• Johnnycake Elementary

• Loch Raven High

• Middlesex Elementary

• Milbrook Elementary

• Old Court Middle

• Orems Elementary

• Overlea High

• Parkville Middle

• Pikesville High

• Pikesville Middle

• Powhatan Elementary

• Ridge Ruxton School

• Rodgers Forge Elementary

• Sandy Plains Elementary

• Southwest Academy

• Summit Park Elementary

• Towson High

• Victory Villa Elementary

• West Towson Elementary

• Westowne Elementary

• Westchester Elementary

• Western Technical High

• Woodmoor Elementary

• Woodlawn Middle

• Woodbridge Elementary

• Winand Elementary

• Woodholme Elementary

All activities planned for closed schools are cancelled as well. Staffs at closed school buildings will receive instructions from their principals about where to report for work on Monday.

All other schools and administrative office sites not on the list above will be open and operating with normal business hours.

"Our grounds crews have been working long hours under difficult conditions to restore access to our buildings, and we are working closely with BGE and county authorities to restore power on each of our campuses," said Superintendent Dr.S. Dallas Dance.

"I appreciate all the work they are doing, and I want to thank our school staffs and those who have business at the schools for their patience."

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