Parents were then notified that they could pick up their children, have buses take them home or let them stay at school, according to Lolli.
The district decided against an early dismissal because some students don’t have keys to their homes or a parent at home to watch them, she said.
Area schools are still struggling with power outages a day after ice storms hit the Miami Valley region.
Horace Mann Elementary school lost power this morning after buses were already in route, according to Dayton Public Schools.
The district is working with Dayton Power & Light to determine when power will be restored and if students should be dismissed early.
If the school dismisses early, the district said it will contact parents.
Lange School and Creative World of Learning are also closed today.
Horace Mann, as well as three other Dayton Public Schools, closed yesterday due to a lack of power.
Power was reportedly restored at Horace Mann around 10 a.m. Thursday, but it remained closed.