CAM Academy in Battle Ground closed due to weather-related issue

Cold weather caused broken water pipe, no heat in some classrooms

By Susan Parrish, Columbian Education Reporter



CAM Academy in Battle Ground Public Schools will reopen Tuesday after crews successfully restored heat to the building.

The closed was closed today due to a water pipe break in the sprinkler system and no heat in some of the classrooms.

The problem was found at 3:30 a.m. today. All parents of CAM have been notified of the closure. The school was closed before students arrived, said Sean Chavez, district spokesman.

The alternative school for grades 3-12 is located within the city of Battle Ground, just north of Captain Strong Primary and Chief Umtuch Middle schools. All other district schools are open and on time today.

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