Barnstable Cancels School for Wednesday Due to Heat Index

Tomorrow's projected heat index is 103 degrees...

From the Town of Barnstable:

From Barnstable Public Schools...

Dear Barnstable Families,

This is Superintendent Meg Mayo-Brown with an important message. Due to tomorrow's projected heat index of 103 degrees, our first day of school is canceled. Our first day of school will now be Thursday, August 30. All previously scheduled Barnstable High School after school activities, either on or off campus, are also canceled tomorrow. Kindergarten orientation has been moved to Thursday. And, the first day of Kindergarten will be Tuesday, September 4th.

Preschool orientation has been moved to Thursday, August 30, at 10:45 am.

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