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A local high school may be forced to close its doors due to safety concerns

The Martin County School Board will meet on Thursday, August 1st to discuss the future of Sheldon Clark High School. The primary concern is student safety inside the facility.

The meeting comes just before classes are set to resume on August 7th. Board members have reported cracks in the school's ceilings and floors that appear to be getting worse, potentially due to nearby blasting connected to road work.

One board member told WYMT that an emergency report cautioned that, under pressure of a strong wind or blast, the school could collapse. If the school is closed, students will be moved to another location.

Q95 News will have an update on this story on Friday.

Filed under: Martin Co. | Schools


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