FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 27, 2018
All School District of Philadelphia Schools to Dismiss Students Early on Tuesday & Wednesday due to Excessive Heat
PHILADELPHIA — Due to the high temperatures forecasted, all School District of Philadelphia schools will dismiss students at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 28 and Wednesday, August 29. School-based employees are expected to work their normal work day and Administrative Offices will operate on regular business hours. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday are canceled.
The general public and media are urged to monitor the District website at www.philasd.org, the District’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/PhillySchools, or our Twitter feed, @PHLschools, for further details. Updated information will also be posted on the District's Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636).