Watt Public School – School Closed, No Power

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A damaged hydro pole has resulted in power outage at Watt Public School area. The school is without power. The school is closed and not receiving students.

Students are not being received at Watt Public School.

Students who arrive at the school will be asked to return home as the school is closed.

Parents are responsible for their children on inclement weather days. Families should treat this as though it is a snow day.

Staff will be reassigned to an alternate building during the regular school day.

There is currently no power at Watt Public School.

Power outage at a country school means that the water and sewers will not work. This makes it unsafe for students to attend the school. Safety is our primary concern for our students.

As soon as power is restored, plant operations will check that water and sewer operations are safe and secure.

It is possible that power might not be available on November 18th and on November 19th, 2014.

Stay tuned to local media and school or board website.

Updates will be posted on the school website wat.tldsb.on.ca, the board website tldsb.ca, and announced on local radio stations in the Town of Bracebridge and Huntsville, the City of Kawartha Lakes and Haliburton.

Families without power should try to find out information from friends and neighbours who might have access to information via generators, cell phones, or other means.

If power is not available on November 19th at the school, the school will continue to be closed.