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published November 6, 2012
Staff from schools that did not have power or heat today should check the DOE website to find out if their schools will reopen tomorrow. Schools will reopen if they have electricity by this afternoon. The DOE says it will post the status of these schools on its website at 6 p.m. tonight.
The DOE gave us the following information about schools that have been serving as hurricane shelters. They have told us that they will post their final decisions about staffing on its website at 6 p.m. tonight.
John Jay HS and FDR HS: Students from these two schools will stay home tomorrow. Staff should check the DOE website to find out whether they need to report and where tomorrow.
Graphics HS and Tottenville HS: These two schools no longer house evacuees and are now being cleaned. The DOE will inspect them this afternoon before making a decision about whether staff and students can report there tomorrow. Staff should check the DOE website to find out whether they need to report and where tomorrow.
Brooklyn Tech HS: The evacuees at this school have been cordoned in one part of the school. The school will open tomorrow for staff and students.
George Washington HS and Hillcrest HS: The DOE has not yet made a decision about whether these two schools will open for students tomorrow. Staff should check the DOE website to find out whether they need to report and where tomorrow.
What is your favorite winter-themed children's story?
The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats
The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg
The Snow Queen, by Hans Christian Andersen
Owl Moon, by Jane Yolen
The Mitten, by Jan Brett
Total votes: 241