Helene Grant Closed Tues & Wed

 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2012
 
New Haven Public Schools is requesting help from media in publicizing the following school closing tomorrow: 
 
HELENE GRANT SCHOOL TO REMAIN CLOSED TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
 
Helene Grant School will remain closed Tuesday, Feb. 5, and Wednesday, Feb. 6. The school will remain closed while district staff work to prepare the new temporary home for Helene Grant, which will be located at the former Amistad Academy site at 560 Ella Grasso Blvd.
 
Parent will receive daily updates on the situation, including details about moving to the new location later this week.
 
Helene Grant is slated for demolition this summer to make way for construction of a new state-of-the-art early learning center and centralized pre-K registration office as part of the district’s School Construction Program. 
 
District officials are working closely with state and federal officials as well as environmental consultants to address the situation. Through its ongoing School Construction Program, New Haven Public Schools has been proactive in pre-construction testing and has a positive record on compliance with respect to environmental regulations and protocols.