Most Nova Scotia public schools to reopen Wednesday
Most public schools in Nova Scotia will reopen Wednesday, following two days of province-wide school closures.
The Nova Scotia government says officials have assessed all schools, buildings and properties, and those that are able to resume classes will reopen Wednesday.
All public schools across the province were closed Monday and Tuesday as crews worked to restore power and clean up the damage caused by post-tropical storm Dorian.
While most schools in the province will reopen, the following schools will remain closed:
Halifax Regional Centre for Education:
Atlantic View Elementary
Gorsebrook Junior High
O’Connell Drive Elementary
South Shore Regional Centre for Education:
New Germany Rural High School
North Queens Community School
New Ross Consolidated School
Petite Riviere Elementary School
The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education says most schools will reopen Wednesday, but some sites are still without power. Further updates are expected after they assess those schools Tuesday evening.
The Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education says schools that have power will reopen Wednesday. An announcement about school closures is expected early Wednesday morning.
The Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education says Advocate District School is still experiencing power outages. A further update is expected Wednesday morning.
The Strait Regional Centre for Education announced that Dalbrae Academy and Bayview Education Centre will be closed on Wednesday because they have no water.
The Cape Breton-Victoria Regional Centre for Education says all schools will be open Wednesday.
Prince Edward Island schools were also closed Monday due to power outages and post-storm cleanup efforts. Most schools reopened Tuesday. The Public Schools Branch says all public schools on the island will reopen Wednesday.