SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — Eight Shelby County schools will dismiss early Wednesday due to power outages and other issues, SCS announced at 10 a.m.
The district said school started normally in anticipation of the power being restored, but the outages at some schools extended into the day.
The following schools will dismiss at 10:30 a.m.:
- Havenview MS
- Westwood HS
- Oakhaven HS
- Oakhaven MS
The following schools will dismiss at 11:30 a.m.:
- Oakhaven ES
- G.W. Carver HS
- Vollintine ES
One more school was later added to the list of early closures: Kirby HS dismissed at 11:15 due to equipment repairs.
Students were fed lunch before they depart. Staff will be onsite to ensure all children are picked up safely.
All normal dismissal procedures will apply and buses will pick up at the following dismissal times.