Los Angeles Unified School District schools will remain open on Monday, despite a powerful storm system moving through the region. Superintendent Alberto Carvalho made the decision to keep schools open, citing the fact that many students depend on the nutrition provided at school. However, plans could change depending on the weather conditions, with an update for parents expected at 6 a.m. Monday.
While most schools will remain open, Vinedale College Preparatory Academy in Sun Valley will be closed on Monday due to an evacuation warning. Its students and staff will be relocated to Glenwood Elementary. The decision to keep schools open comes as parts of Los Angeles County faced a high risk of flooding. A flash flood warning was issued for a widespread part of the county, indicating the potential severity of the storm.
The decision to keep Los Angeles Unified School District schools open on Monday is a balancing act between ensuring students receive essential nutrition at school and the potential hazards of the powerful storm system moving through the region. With shifting weather conditions, the district is prepared to make changes as needed, with an update for parents set for 6 a.m. on Monday. The ongoing flash flood warning underscores the need for caution and preparedness as the storm system moves through the region.