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Carson Long Military Academy could be closing

Carson Long Military Academy could be closing

A note on their website made the
announcement — the Carson Long Military Academy may not be conducting classes
next year. As officials at the Perry County military school work out a deal
with the Valley Forge Military Academy and College, the campus in the county seat
of New Bloomfield is eerily quiet, as well-kept and sharp as military dress
blues. The campus stood empty and vacant, save for a few ground crew workers
keeping it sharp and trim. Ringing phones, probably from the news of the 182-year-old school possibly coming to a close, were the only other sounds echoing
throughout. School officials were not on hand to discuss what is happening. The
note on the website indicates no final decision has been made, but after the
quiet of summer break fades, it’s looking unlikely this campus will open in the

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