Schools, Including Champaign Central And Danville High, Dismissing Early Due To Heat
By Jeff Bossert
A number of area schools have announced they're letting out early on Monday, August 25th, due to a forecasted heat index of 100 to 105. They include Champaign Central High School, which will dismiss at 1:05 today as well as Tuesday.
Unit 4 spokeswoman Stephanie Stuart says buses at Central will be available directly following this dismissal for regular afternoon routes. Lunch will be provided, and all afternoon athletic activities will be held as scheduled.
Danville High School will also dismiss early, at 1:55, both Monday and Tuesday. The other District 118 buildings, which are air conditioned, will follow the regular schedule.
Decatur Public Schools are dismissing early after three hours of school. Both the morning and afternoon sessions at the Pershing Early Learning are cancelled.
Monticello, Catlin,Tuscola and Bement School Districts are also dismissing one hour early, at 2 p.m.