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Madison, Perry Co. Schools Will Close For Great American Eclipse

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MADISON/PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)-- Madison and Perry County Schools will join several others around the Bluegrass canceling classes for the Great American Eclipse.

Madison County Schools via Facebook: Madison County Schools will have an NTI Day on Monday, Aug. 21, due to the solar eclipse.

Perry County Schools via Facebook: "On Monday, August 21st, 2017, the Perry County Schools will be closed. Our normal end time would typically be during the peak of the scheduled eclipse, and in order to ensure the safety for our students and staff, the Superintendent has decided to cancel school for this day. In addition, during the time of 12:00pm-6:00pm on August 21, 2017, there will be no permitted extracurricular activities. This includes indoor and outdoor activities."

Kentucky is one of the best places in the world to view the rare solar event.

To learn more about the best places to see the eclipse visit our "Darkness in Daylight" page 

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