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These schools will be closed due to PG&E power shutoffs

Many schools are to close due to PG&E's preemptive power shutoffs in 16 counties throughout Northern California.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With thousands of PG&E customers expecting to be without power on Nov. 20, some school districts are planning to close because they may not have electricity.

Here is a running list of schools that are planning to keep students home as PG&E goes through another round of power shutoffs aimed at preventing wildfires: 

Nevada County 

  • Grass Valley School District
  • Bell Hill Academy
  • Grass Valley Charter School
  • Lyman Gilmore School
  • Margaret G. Scotten School
  • Deer Creek School
  • Seven Hills School
  • Ready Springs School
  • Vantage Point Charter School
  • Williams Ranch School
  • Sierra College Child Development Center
  • Grizzly Hill School
  • Washington School
  • Union Hill Elementary School
  • Union Hill Middle School
  • Bear River High School
  • Nevada Union Adult Education
  • Nevada Union High School
  • North Point Academy
  • NU Tech High School
  • Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning
  • Silver Springs High School
  • William & Marian Ghidotti High School
  • Earle Jamieson Educational Options
  • Bitney Prep High School
  • EPIC de Cesar Chavez
  • Forest Charter School
  • John Muir Charter School
  • Nevada City School of the Arts
  • Twin Ridges Home Study Charter
  • Yuba River Charter School

Placer County

  • Colfax Elementary School

El Dorado County

  • El Dorado High School
  • Union Mine High School
  • Virtual Academy
  • Independence Continuation High School
  • American River Charter School
  • Divide High School
  • Georgetown High School
  • Golden Sierra Junior-Senior High School
  • Northside School
  • Otter Creek School
  • Camino School
  • Camino Polytechnic
  • Gold Oak School
  • Pleasant Valley School
  • Gold Trail School
  • Sutter's Mill School
  • Walt Tyler Elementary School
  • Mountain Creek School
  • Pioneer School
  • Edwin Markham School
  • Louisiana Schnell School
  • Sierra School
  • Pinewood School
  • Sierra Ridge Middle School

Yuba County 

  • Marysville Joint Unified School District 
  • Dobbins Elementary School
  • Foothill Intermediate School 
  • Loma Rica Elementary School
  • YES Charter School 

Editor's Note: ABC10 will update this article as more information becomes available.


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