Friday school closures

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The following TUSD schools are scheduled to be closed Friday, February 4:

Elementary Schools: Banks, Blenman, Borman, Borton, Carrillo, Cavett, Collier, Corbett, Dietz, Gale, Howell, Hughes, Lawrence, Lynn-Urquides, Menlo Park, Miller, Ochoa, Schumaker, Soleng Tom and Warren

Middle/K-8 Schools: Wakefield, Maxwell, Roberts/Naylor, Ft. Lowell/Townsend, Pistor, Utterback, Vail and Valencia

High Schools: Sabino

Alternative Programs: Agave, Broadway Bridge, PACE, PASS and TAPP

In the Vail School District, all schools in Rita Ranch will be closed on Friday, February 4, due to a lack of gas/heat. The Rita Ranch Schools are:

Cottonwood Elementary School

Desert Sky Middle School

Desert Willow Elementary School

Mesquite Elementary School

In addition, the following school will be closed due to water supply problems:

Ocotillo Ridge Elementary School

Acacia Elementary School

Old Vail Middle School

Parents are encouraged to visit school and teacher websites for further information regarding
schoolwork and other issues.

Check the district website for further information:


All Tanque Verde Unified School District Schools will be closed this Friday, February 4, 2011. 

All schools have experienced an interruption of natural gas service and both the Agua Caliente Elementary School and the Emily Gray Junior High School/Tanque Verde High School campuses have experienced water-line breaks. 

All after-school and extra-curricular activities have been cancelled for Friday, February 4.   

Maintenance crews will be working to repair the water-lines to have them ready for school on Monday, February 7. 

Southwest Gas has not confirmed any restoration of services for the Tanque Verde Schools.  Consequently, all campuses will be closed this Friday.

The Tanque Verde Unified School District Office will be open from 7:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M.  Friday, February, 4.  Please continue to monitor the school district website for more school closure information.  The website address is

Sahuarita Unified School District cancels classes for Firday, February 4, 2011.  Due to weather related concerns and reasonable forseeability of continued conditions over the next 24 hours, the Sahuarita Unified School District has decided to cancel classes.  This includes all District schools, including the SUSD Early Childhood Center.

Huachuca City School in Huachuca City, AZ (part of the Tombstone Unified School District) will be closed due to a busted water pipe Friday, February 4, 2011.

In coordination with other area school districts and in response to the gas outage in the Sierra Vista area, Sierra Vista Unified School District will be closed Friday, February 4.

And Sunnyside and Desert View High Schools will delay their opening on Friday to 9:25 A.M.