Helix High School Cancels Classes Due to Power Outage

SDG&E expects to restore power to the impacted area in La Mesa by 4 p.m.

By Monica Garske
|  Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013  |  Updated 10:28 AM PDT
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Helix High School Cancels Classes Due to Power Outage

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An aerial image of students at Helix High School on Tuesday following the cancellation of classes due to a power outage in La Mesa.

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Classes were cancelled at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa Tuesday due to a power outage in the area, Grossmont Union High School District officials confirmed.

The school closed early, at 9 a.m., and posted the following message to their school website:

“Due to the ongoing power outage in the La Mesa area students will be released from school and can be picked up at 9am today 12/3/2013.”

According to San Diego Gas & Electric, the La Mesa power outage began just before 3:30 a.m. As of 10 a.m., approximately 935 customers remained without service.

SDG&E said the expected restoration time was 4 p.m. The cause of the power outage is under investigation.
 

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