Hot temps prompt KCPS to call early dismissal at 2 high schools

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Wednesday's high temperatures have prompted the Kansas City School District to announce an early dismissal for two of its high schools.

Students at East High School and Northeast High school will be released at 12:40 p.m. because of warm temperatures in the buildings, Kansas City Public Schools said in a statement.

Parents will be notified by a phone call, the district said.

The two schools are the only KCPS campuses that are not air-conditioned, according to a statement from the district.

The 41 Action News weather team is forecasting a high of 96 degrees on Wednesday.

"As temperatures rise outside," the statement said, "it raises the probability that classrooms may become warm or uncomfortable learning environments."

Any parent or community member with questions may contact the schools or the KCPS Parent Information Line at (816) 418-7556.

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