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Learning Continues at Mason, Henderson Despite Outage

A widespread Dominion Power outage knocked out most of the lights for some 1,800 customers including George Mason High School and Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School early in the school day on Wednesday, Sept. 30.

With backup generators fueling the emergency lighting, life safety functions such as fire alarms and WiFi, classes continued on schedule until power was restored at 9:20 a.m.