August 23, 2011
School districts throughout Central Virginia are reporting closures and damages following the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that hit at 1:51pm Tuesday afternoon in Louisa County.
The following schools are reporting closures:
- Louisa County Public Schools closed Wednesday. Schools will remain closed to all students and teachers until September 6.
- Germanna Community College closed Wednesday
- Orange County Public Schools closed Wednesday
- Culpeper County Public Schools closed Wednesday.
The following damages have been reported:
Albemarle County Schools: minor cosmetic damage reported at four schools: Sutherland, Walton, Scottsville and Henley. Schools open Wednesday.
Charlottesville City Schools: no major damages reported. Schools open Wednesday.
- Madison County Schools: no damages to public school buildings reported. Expect to be open Wednesday.
- Fluvanna County Schools: no injuries or major damages. Schools open Wednesday.