More SCS schools dismissing early due to power outages

More SCS schools dismissing early due to power outages
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Shelby County Schools has added two more schools to their list of early dismissals Wednesday because of power outages.

School officials said they were expecting power to be restored at some point, but they’re dismissing because outages persist.

Kirby High School dismissed at 11:15 a.m. for equipment repairs and Vollentine Elementary School dismissed at 11:30. All students ate lunch before being dismissed.

The district announced earlier Wednesday morning that six other schools were dismissing early because of ongoing outages.

10:30 a.m.

  • Havenview Middle School
  • Westwood High School
  • Oakhaven High School
  • Oakhaven Middle School

11:30 a.m.

  • Oakhaven Elementary School
  • G.W. Carver High School

All schools will dismiss as normal with buses picking up students at the schools.

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