AVON LAKE, Ohio — Avon Lake City Schools will close its elementary schools and Learwood Middle School on Tuesday, August 24 and Wednesday, August 25 due to excessive heat.
Troy Intermediate School and Avon Lake High School will be open as scheduled.
The closings come as temperatures are forecasted to be close to 90 degrees, with predicted heat indexes in the mid-to-upper 90s. The district says the need to close the elementary schools and Learwood Middle School is necessary because of the potentially high temperatures, as well as the difficulties in successfully implementing COVID-19 protocols in those buildings as a result of the heat.
The district says for those individuals scheduled for Pre-K or Kindergarten orientation, the following schedule will now be utilized: