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City schools closing at noon Tuesday

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The School District announced this afternoon that schools would dismiss at noon Tuesday, June 13, due to heat. The full announcement is below. 


All School District of Philadelphia Schools and Early Childhood Centers

to Dismiss Tuesday at Noon Due to Excessive Heat

PHILADELPHIA — Due to the high temperatures forecasted, all School District of Philadelphia schools and early childhood centers will dismiss early at 12:00 noon tomorrow, Tuesday, June 13. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development classes scheduled for Tuesday are canceled as well.

The general public and media are encouraged to monitor the District Web site at for further details.  Updated information will also be posted on the District's Information Hotline at 215-400-INFO (4636).

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