Hartford school closed for next 2 days after student hit sprinkler system

High Road School of Hartford High School will be closed on Wednesday. (WFSB)

A school in Hartford will be closed for the next two days after a student hit sprinkler system on Tuesday.

The High Road School of Hartford High School was closed on Tuesday after the administration said an unidentified student, who was placed in an isolation room for "acting out," struck a sprinkler with her shoe.

The High Road School of Hartford High School is expected to reopen on Friday morning. A school spokeswoman said they are "are taking extra precautions to make sure the drying process is complete."

This incident caused extensive damage to the school, police said.

School officials said they do not have an estimated cost of the damage.

The High Road School of Hartford elementary school was still be in session on Tuesday.

Stay updated with Eyewitness News as more information becomes available.

Copyright 2016 WFSB (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.


Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.