Hermiston School District wants Highland Hills parents to know that there is a water leak outside of the building at Highland Hills due to rusted, aging pipes. The District administrators contacted the City and a work crew will be working to fix the leak. The water to the building will be shut off at 12:30 p.m.

Administrators have portable restrooms, bottled water, and hand sanitizers on site, available for students and staff. Lunchtimes will not be affected by the water leak.

Parents of the students that attend Champions will be contacted by the administrators of the program for alternate arrangements.

District administrators will provide an update as more information is available.

UPDATE 3:45 p.m.

District officials were informed at approximately 3 p.m. that the water leak had been fixed at Highland Hills. Water has been restored at Highland Hills.

Thank you to the crew from the City of Hermiston and Hermiston School District maintenance department for working together to resolve the water issue in such a timely manner.