Five LRSD schools making repairs following snowstorm


LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Major repairs are needed for several Little Rock schools following the snowstorm.

Five campuses are closed while repairs are being made. 

“When you have a one hundred year storm that’s so dramatic then you couple that with aging buildings, you’re going to end up having some problems,” said Superintendent Mike Poore, LRSD. 

Jefferson Elementary, Watson Elementary, Cloverdale Middle, Pulaski Heights Elementary and Pulaski Heights Middle are all closed this week while crews are drying out the schools and making repairs.

Jefferson, Watson and Cloverdale are all expected to be open next week.

Superintendent Mike Poore said over at Pulaski Heights Elementary and Middle school it’s a different story. The damage was so extensive that it’s unclear when the campus will reopen. 

“We not only had water pipes that broke but we also lost all electricity to the campus,” said Poore. 

The campuses still have no electricity or running water.

Poore said the district is exploring other options for in person learning starting Monday. 

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