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March 13, 2017

Heating issues force high school in Northeast Philly to close for day

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Archbishop Ryan High School

As a major snowstorm threatens to shut down facilities and services in the Philadelphia region, students at one city high school received an unexpected day off.

Archbishop Ryan is closed Monday due to problems with the school's heating system, administrators announced. The co-ed school is located at 11201 Academy Road in Northeast Philly.

The closing affects both faculty members and students.

Ryan is the largest Catholic school in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, with an enrollment of 1,222 students and 65 faculty members.

Meteorologists from the National Weather Service project a foot of snow to fall this week in Philly. The storm is expected to arrive Monday evening, which will likely prompt the cancellation of classes Tuesday.