• LIVE UPDATES: List of schools dismissing early due to heat


    Over two dozen schools have already announced plans to send students home early Wednesday due to high heat and humidity.

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    We're continuing to update our list of schools as they come in to our newsroom:

    • Academy Charter School: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Armstrong School District: Students at Dayton Elementary will be dismissed early
    • Baden Academy Charter School: Closed
    • Bethel Park High School: 2 hour early dismissal at 12:28 p.m.
    • Bethlehem-Center School District: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Bishop Canevin High School: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Butler Area School District: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Central Greene School District: 1 p.m. dismissal
    • Chestnut Ridge Christian Academy: 11:30 a.m. dismissal
    • Clairton City School District: Closed
    • Conn-Area Catholic School: 11:30 a.m. dismissal Tuesday and Wednesday.
    • Council of Three Rivers-Hazelwood: 2 hour early dismissal

    • Council of Three Rivers-Rochelle: 2 hour early dismissal

    • East Allegheny School District: Students in grade 7-12 will be dismissed at 11:40 a.m.
    • Elizabeth Forward School District: Early dismissal 
    • Environmental Charter School at Frick Park: Closed Tuesday
    • Fort Cherry School District: Early dismissals Tuesday and Wednesday; High school dismissed at 12 p.m. and elementary dismissed at 12:45 p.m.
    • Greensburg-Salem School District: secondary schools at noon and elementary schools at 1:15 p.m.
    • Kentucky Avenue School: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Kiski Area School District: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Laurel Highland School District: elementary schools between 12:45 and 1 p.m., middle schools at noon and high schools between 1:45-2 p.m.
    • Leechburg Area School District: 2 hour early dismissal. 
    • McKeesport Area School District: High school will be dismissing at 11:30 a.m.
    • Mt. Pleasant Area School District: Ramsay, Rumbaugh, Donegal and Norvelt on Sept. 4, 5 and 6

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    • Penn Hills School District: Early dismissal announced for Linton Middle School students only at 1 p.m.
    • Penn-Trafford School District: Middle schools will be released at 12:30 p.m. and elementary schools will be released at 1:30 p.m.
    • Pittsburgh Public Schools: 2-hour early release schedule for Tuesday. 2-hour release schedule for Wednesday as well.
    • Propel Hazelwood: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Propel Northside: 1:30 p.m. dismissal
    • Provident Charter School: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Riverside Beaver County School District: Operating on a 2 hour early release schedule.
    • Sacred Heart Elementary – Pittsburgh: Early Dismissal
    • Sto-Rox School District: 2 hour early release for Jr.-Sr. high school.
    • Shaler Area School District: High school at 11:54 a.m., middle school at 12:15 p.m., elementary school 12:30 p.m. and primary schools 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
    • Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic Academy: 12:30 p.m. dismissal
    • St. Benedict The Moor School: 1 p.m. dismissal
    • St. Joseph School – Verona: 12:30 p.m. dismissal
    • Sr. Thea Bowman Catholic Academy: Early dismissal at 12:45 p.m.
    • St. Sylvester School: 2 hour early dismissal
    • St. Wendelin School: 2 hour early dismissal
    • Union Area School District: Middle school and high school students will be dismissed at 11 a.m. and elementary students will be dismissed at 11:45 a.m.
    • Universal Academy of Pittsburgh: 1:20 p.m. dismissal
    • Westinghouse Arts Academy: 12:15 p.m. dismissal



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