YONKERS, N.Y. -- School 5 in Yonkers will be closed for students and staff on Monday after a standpipe in the new wing of the building burst in the upper floor affecting several classrooms and offices, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. Edwin M. Quezada.
School will be closed only for School 5 students Monday. All staff will report to Saunders Trades & Technical High School.
The Facilities Management Department has been at School 5 assessing the damages and cleaning all affected areas.
School 5 serves 660 students in grades PK-8.