Schools Dismissing Early Ahead of Severe Weather Wednesday

Schools Dismissing Early Ahead of Severe Weather Wednesday

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Ahead of a round of severe weather, two Washington County Schools are planning on dismissing early to get students home to shelter. 

Eastern and Salem Schools are planning an early dismissal for Wednesday afternoon. 

The National Weather Service is predicting Salem and Southern Indiana will experience severe thunderstorms including hail, strong winds and possible tornadoes sometime between 2 and 4:30pm.   

According to Superintendent Dr. Lynn Reed, “In order to be proactive and to keep our students off the roads during the potential threat of severe weather, we will be releasing students to buses at the following times: BSE:  1:20 pm, SMS:  1:35pm and SHS:  1:45 pm.”

Reed wants parents and guardians to know and be prepared “for your child to arrive home early or for own transportation pick up.”

Reed said afternoon Prosser students should attend as normal unless they ride a bus home in the afternoon

Becky, can you share the following on your Facebook page: Due to the threat of severe weather tomorrow afternoon (April 5th), East Washington Schools will dismiss at 1:30PM. Afternoon Prosser students will not attend Prosser tomorrow. All after school activities and practices have been canceled for tomorrow as well.

According to Eastern High School Principal Darin Farris, due to the threat of severe weather tomorrow afternoon (April 5th), East Washington Schools will dismiss at 1:30PM.

Afternoon Prosser students will not attend Prosser tomorrow.

All after school activities and practices have been canceled for tomorrow as well.

There has been no word from West Washington Schools. 

Stay tuned to WSLM Radio 97.9 FM and 1220 AM as well as this website for additional information.