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Several San Diego Unified schools on Minimum Day schedule Friday due to heat

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Posted at 1:12 PM, Aug 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-31 16:14:33-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - As the heat wave continues to scorch San Diego, the San Diego Unified School District announced that several of its schools would operate on a short schedule Friday.

The district said the following schools would be placed on Minimum Day scheduling for Sept. 1:

  • Adams Elementary
  • Alcott Elementary
  • Baker Elementary
  • Balboa Elementary
  • Barnard Elementary
  • Bay Park Elementary
  • Bird Rock Elementary
  • Birney Elementary
  • Cabrillo Elementary
  • Cadman Elementary
  • Carson Elementary
  • Chavez Elementary
  • Challenger Middle
  • Chesterton Elementary
  • Clairemont High School
  • Clark Middle
  • Crown Point Elementary
  • Cubberley Elementary
  • Dana Elementary
  • Dewey Elementary
  • Edison Elementary
  • Emerson-Bandini Elementary
  • Euclid Elementary
  • Field Elementary
  • Fletcher Elementary
  • Florence Elementary
  • Hawthorne Elementary
  • Innovation Middle
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • John Muir
  • Jones Elementary
  • Juarez Elementary
  • Kearny High School
  • Kimbrough Elementary
  • Lafayette Elementary
  • La Jolla Elementary
  • La Jolla High
  • Linda Vista Elementary
  • Lindbergh Schweitzer Elementary
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • Madison High School
  • Marcy
  • Marston Middle
  • McKinley Elementary
  • Memorial Prep
  • Bay High School
  • Montgomery Middle
  • Muirlands Middle
  • New Dawn
  • Ocean Beach Elementary
  • Pacific Beach Elementary
  • Beach Middle
  • Perkins K-8
  • Riley
  • Roosevelt Middle
  • Ross Elementary
  • Rowan Elementary
  • San Diego High School
  • Scripps Ranch High School
  • Sessions Elementary
  • Sequoia Elementary
  • Silvergate Elementary
  • Sunset View Elementary
  • Taft Middle
  • Toler Elementary
  • Torrey Pines Elementary
  • Trace
  • Twain Main
  • Wangenheim Middle
  • Wegeforth Elementary
  • Whitman Elementary
  • Whittier School
  • Wilson Middle

Friday will be the second day this week -- the first week of the new school year -- that many of the schools will be on a shorter schedule due to the high temperatures.

BEAT THE HEAT:

The district has put 2,000 A/C units into its hottest classrooms, and the plan is to be at 100% by summer 2019.

District officials said when temperatures reach 95 degrees or more, campuses with less than 80 percent of their classrooms air-conditioned are moved to a Minimum Day schedule. A decision to shorten schedules is made by 12 p.m. the previous day to help parents with any child care or pickup arrangements.

As the hot weather persists, students are reminded to wear light, loose-fitting clothing and to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.