SK schools to release two hours early Friday

School district officials schedule release ‘out of an abundance of caution.’

PORT ORCHARD — With weather forecasts predicting a heavy snowstorm heading our way tomorrow, South Kitsap School District officials have elected to release students from classes two hours early on Friday.

In a news release, the district said the early release has been scheduled “out of an abundance of caution.”

Lunches will be served at all schools prior to the students’ release from class. District officials said after-school activities and events have been canceled for Friday, including Boys & Girls Club and YMCA activities.

School buses will drop off students approximately two hours early on Friday. Parents and students can follow weather schedule updates at www.flashalert.net through next week.

Here are the announced release times at South Kitsap schools tomorrow:

12 p.m. South Kitsap High School

12:45 p.m. Cedar Heights, John Sedgwick, Marcus Whitman middle schools

1:10 p.m. Burley Glenwood, East Port Orchard, Mullenix Ridge, Orchard Heights elementaries

1:40 p.m. Hidden Creek, Olalla, Manchester, Sidney Glen, South Colby, Sunnyslope elementaries

2 p.m. Explorer Academy

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