GJHS closed due to break

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Grand Junction High School has been closed and students sent home due to a water line break.

Students stream out of Grand Junction High School after the school was closed and the students sent home at 10:45 a.m. this morning due to a broken water line leading to the boiler that left the facility without water and electricity. Water and power have been restored, and school will be back in session on Monday.

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School District 51’s graduation rate hit a 12-year high in 2016, the result of a decadelong, districtwide effort to help more students graduate from high school in four years.

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