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Schools closed Monday due to storm

This article was originally published in The Notebook. In August 2020, The Notebook became Chalkbeat Philadelphia.

UPDATE: The District announced Monday afternoon that all schools, offices and programs will be closed Tuesday as well.

The District announced Sunday that all schools, administrative offices, early childhood and afterschool programs would be closed Monday due to Hurricane Sandy.

The general public can monitor the District website at for any updates. Updated information will also be available through the District’s Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636).

Several school buildings, including Fels, Roxborough and West Philadelphia high schools, are being used as shelters for residents who feel they need to evacuate their homes.

We will keep you posted on further developments.

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