Oct. 9, 2017 - 2:16 p.m. UPDATE: By 1:15 p.m., power was restored at all schools experiencing an outage. As always, the safety and well-being of students and staff was our top priority. The district has procedures in place when power outages occur, and those procedures were followed. LPS personnel remained in close contact with Xcel Energy throughout the power outages this morning. Thank you to Xcel Energy for restoring power to our schools as quickly as possible. School continued as scheduled today at all district schools.
Oct. 9, 2017 - 10:30 a.m.The following schools are currently experiencing a power outage: Euclid, Options, East, Highland, Moody and the Acoma Facility. Runyon and Heritage are experiencing an intermittent power outage. Phone service to all affected schools may be intermittent, as well. Xcel Energy estimates a 2-4 hour timeframe for power to be restored. The school day will continue at all schools as scheduled. Schools will hold their heat and plans are underway for an alternative lunch should the power outage continue through lunch time. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work with Xcel Energy.