CLARKSTOWN Nanuet Senior High school will be closed on Wednesday the first day of classes due to an issue with the building’s main sewer pipe, according to a statement from Superintendent Kevin McCahill.
There will be no in-person or virtual classes for ninth through 12th graders in the district, and there will be no access to the building for before- or after-school activities, according to the statement posted to the district website. High school Principal Michael Mahoney said the cancellation of classes includes students attending the morning and afternoon CTEC programs at Rockland BOCES.
“We know everyone at the high school was eagerly anticipating the first day of school,” McCahill wrote. “Please know that we are working to fix the issue swiftly so that we can welcome back our high school students and staff as soon as possible.”
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The district will update families on Wednesday with additional information, according to the statement. Student athletes, McCahill added, can expect to hear from the athletic director or their respective coaches about schedule changes.
Only the high school building was impacted by the sewage issue, the statement said, so the first day of school is still scheduled for Wednesday at the elementary and middle schools.
The board of education meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 6, was also canceled as a result of the sewage issue. The board will meet next on Sept. 20.
Erin Nolan is an investigative reporter for the Times Herald-Record and USA Today Network. Reach her at [email protected]