CUSD to Dismiss Students Early Due to Heat

Posted by Chester Upland School District on 8/30/2022

CUSD LogoCHESTER, PA- August 30, 2022 - Due to forecasted high heat, all schools within the Chester Upland School District will close early on Tuesday, August 30, and Wednesday, August 31.


Chester High School and STEM Academy at Showalter will dismiss students at 11:30 a.m. Toby Farms Intermediate School will dismiss students at 12:15 p.m. Elementary schools will dismiss students at 12:45 p.m.


“Temperatures are expected to reach into the high-80s and low to mid-90s over the next few days,” said Superintendent Dr. Craig Parkinson. “Several of our schools are without adequate cooling systems, and unfortunately, we will have to send students home early on August 30 and August 31.”


All district administrative offices will operate on a normal schedule.