Arundel Middle School closing at 11 a.m. due to power outage

Arundel Middle School is closing at 11 a.m. Friday due to a power outage, school officials say.

Students will be dismissed at 11 a.m., Anne Arundel County School officails say. Students who ride buses will be taken home by their normal routes and will make all stops.

Afternoon bus service have been canceled.

The root of the power problems lie in an off-campus BGE equipment failure. The power company will have to cut electricity to the school to make repairs.