A transformer blew near Catherine Strehle Elementary this morning, causing the school to lose power. Strehle Elementary students are being transferred by bus to Henry Ford Middle, which is located nearby at 435 S. Jamie Blvd. in Westwego, 70094. Students are safe and have been fed lunch. Parents of Strehle Elementary students who wish to check their children out of school today can do so at Ford Middle using the normal check out procedure. The absence will be excused. Dismissal at the end of the school day for Strehle Elementary students will take place at Ford Middle. Normal bus service will be provided for Strehle Elementary students.