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By Miriam Raftery

June 21, 2016 (San Diego’s East County) – All schools in the Mountain Empire school district remain closed today due to the Border Fire.   The Mountain Empire High School graduation is tentatively set to be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. contingent on air quality and fire conditions. 

The 8th grade promotion will be Friday at 10:30 a.m.  A message from the district adds:

“We will make a decision on whether or not to hold classes tomorrow by 3 p.m. this afternoon. There is no phone or internet service to the 94 corridor schools because cell towers are down and the fiber for the major phone companies have been destroyed. We will update soon.”

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