SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Officials say a lightning strike has delayed the scheduled start of classes at a Pennsylvania high school by a couple of days.

School district officials say the Shippensburg Area Senior High School in Cumberland County was struck by lightning, which has affected electricity within the building. The district didn’t say on its website when the strike occurred.

The building was to open Thursday, but that has now been pushed back to Aug. 21. The ninth grade orientation and open house originally scheduled Tuesday will be held Thursday.

Students attending the Career Tech School will also begin classes Aug. 21. All other buildings will open on time Thursday.

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