PRESS RELEASE

DATE:  October 4, 2016

CONTACT:  
Flynn Fidgeon, Public Information Officer
Phone:  772-564-5527

 

Parents are being informed that students will be released from school early and after school activities will be cancelled on Wednesday, October 5, as a precautionary measure due to Hurricane Matthew.  

The early release schedule is as follows:

  • Alternative Center for Education 12:07 pm
  • Elementary Schools 1:40 pm
  • Middle Schools 12:45 pm
  • High Schools 12:05 pm
  • Wabasso School 12:30 pm
  • 800 Wing – VBHS Freshman Learning Center 10:40 am

A decision regarding whether or not schools will be open on Thursday and Friday will be made this evening, following a meeting with Indian River County Emergency Operations personnel.   Should schools be closed due to Hurricane Matthew, closures will be communicated via phone messages, the district website, and district social media channels.

District staff will continue to closely monitor the storm and share new information as it becomes available.  Student and staff safety is the number one priority.