Subscribe for $3 for three months
Granite City High School

Granite City High School. Photo by John Swistak Jr.

GRANITE CITY — School is out before it even started.

The city's eight schools will push back their first day to Monday, one week after flash floods dumped 6 inches of rain and damaged school buildings, district officials said.

Classes were scheduled to start Thursday.

3 O'Clock Stir e-newsletter

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Blythe Bernhard is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.