Armstrong High School To Resume Classes Thursday After Sewage Backup
Armstrong High School in Plymouth will resume classes Thursday after school was canceled today due to a sewage backup.
Officials at Armstrong High School say the problem was addressed and the school thoroughly cleaned.
The sewage backup was traced to a combination of non-flushable items, including wet wipes, paper towels and vape pens, officials said Wednesday.
“Needless to say, this is a huge disappointment and couldn’t have happened at a worse time,” wrote Armstrong High School Principal Erick Norby in a letter to families Tuesday evening.
Robbinsdale district officials say the school’s custodial and nutrition services teams partnered with a professional cleaning crew to remedy the situation. A health inspector returned to the building Wednesday morning to determine if classes could resume tomorrow.
“The health inspector said they were impressed with the efforts, which included sanitizing the kitchen, dish room, bathrooms, and other areas at AHS,” the school district said in a press release.
The sewage backup impacted buildings B and C, which includes the kitchen and dish room.
According to school officials, building A was not unaffected by the issue and, as a result, after-school activities were held as