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Perry County Schools Closed August 21 for Solar Eclipse

August 9, 2017
Perry County Schools have added their name to the growing list of Kentucky school discticts that plan to close down on Monday, August 21, because of the total solar eclipse. The concern is that the eclipse with happen right around the time that students are ending their school day. With so many people expected to be out and about, traveling and even stopping on the sides of roads throughout the region to catch a glimpse of the sun being blocked by the moon, many schools are concerned about safety, and are canceling classes for the day.