Orion schools on heat schedule until Friday, Aug. 30

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic

Orion schools are on a heat schedule through Friday, Aug. 30, because high temperatures and high humidity are forecast to produce a heat index approaching 100 degrees. Also, changes in athletic schedules have been announced.

Buses will run 30 minutes earlier in the mornings.

C.R. Hanna Elementary School will be in session from 7:35 a.m. to 1:25 p.m., Orion Middle School from 7:40 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Orion High School from 7:35 a.m. to 1:35 p.m.

Orion High School's cross country meet at Rock Falls on Tuesday, Aug. 27, has been cancelled.

Volleyball tryouts at OMS will be Tuesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. for seventh graders and 3 to 4:30 p.m. for eighth graders.

Middle school football practice on Tuesday will be from 1:30 to 3:30 or 4:00 p.m. on both days.