GR school closing early due to water main break

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Grand Rapids middle school is closing early Friday after a water main break in the building.

Westwood Middle School is dismissing students and faculty at 12:30 p.m. today, January 11, due to a water main break.

John Helmholdt, a spokesperson with Grand Rapids Public Schools, tells FOX 17 that there is currently no running water or working bathrooms at the school.

Parents and guardians are being contacted via robo-calls, text messages, email and social media.  Helmholdt says that students are in the process of being bussed home.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.