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October 27, 2014 at 6:31 AM

Power outages cause 2-hour delay for Mercer Island schools

UPDATE, 8:22 a.m. | Lake Washington School District has announced a two-hour delay at Twain Elementary School due to power outages. There will not be morning kindergarten at the school. Rose Hill Middle School band and orchestra students will be transported to Twain and supervised there, according to the district’s website.

ORIGINAL POST | Mercer Island schools will be on a two-hour delay Monday due to continued power outages, according to the Mercer Island School District’s website.

High school will start at 10 a.m.  Metro bus routes will run as normally scheduled.  Students will be allowed in the building early, according to the district.

Islander Middle School will start at 10:25 a.m., with bus routes on a two-hour delay.

Elementary schools will begin at 11:10 a.m., but morning kindergarten is canceled as well as Kids Company before-school programming.

As of Sunday night, some traffic signals on the island remained out, according to the city’s website. Several outages were restored Sunday, but about 3,000 residents in the middle and south end of the island will not be restored until Monday.


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