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Independence primary, middle schools closed Tuesday due to excessive heat

High school will remain open
Posted at 6:25 PM, Sep 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-13 20:02:26-04

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Independence primary and middle schools will be closed on Tuesday due to excessive heat, the district announced Monday.

The district stated on their website that class has been canceled at the schools due to projected temperatures in the 90s, an increase in COVID-19 cases, and mask mandates.

Masks are strongly recommended in the district but not required.

News 5 has reached out to Independence Local Schools for clarification on the reason or reasons for the class cancellations.

Independence High School will remain open.