Cape Girardeau Public Schools back in session Wed. after water main break

Cape Girardeau Public Schools will be in session on Wednesday and for the remainder of the week.
Cape Girardeau Public Schools will be in session on Wednesday and for the remainder of the week.(Photo source; Mike Mohundro, KFVS)
Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 9:47 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 at 4:19 PM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Cape Girardeau Public Schools will be in session on Wednesday and for the remainder of the week.

They had called off classes for Tuesday because of a significant water main break in town.

According to the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Facebook page, it has plenty of bottled water on hand. They were also told by the health department to use hand sanitizer after washing their hands.

A boil water advisory was issued for all Cape Girardeau city water customers for the week.

In a statement, Cape Girardeau Public Schools said, “the health of our students and staff is our top priority.”

In addition to Cape Girardeau Public Schools, Trinity Lutheran School, Eagle Ridge Christian School, Lynwood Christian Academy and St. Vincent De Paul Elementary School, all in Cape Girardeau, have both also called off classes for Tuesday.

Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center and Mineral Area College has also canceled classes Tuesday.

Southeast Missouri State University called off classes and closed all campuses because of the boil water advisory and possible loss of water.

Renaissance Beauty Academy delayed their start of classes to 3 p.m.