The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory through Tuesday, August 9, 8PM

  • Posted 3:26 PM EDT, Sunday August 7, 2022 Updated 2:47 PM EDT, Monday August 8, 2022

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory through Tuesday, August 9, 8PM.  Summer Rising programs will continue as planned; outdoor activities will be restricted to ensure students remain safe and cool. 

Families, please review these best practices for staying safe in the summer heat:  

  • Children should wear clothing that is light-colored and lightweight and should drink water regularly.
  • Please consider if traveling to and from school is appropriate, especially if your children are medically fragile and/or extremely sensitive to changes in temperature. 
  • Visit the @NYChealthy’s "Extreme Heat and Your Health" website for more information on how to Prevent Heat Illness Indoors and Outdoors during extreme heat days.

Please contact your child's Summer Rising site with any questions, and stay cool!  

Public Schools Athletic League (PSAL) Update

Due to today's forecasted heat, please see the updates below to today’s programming:

All indoor activities in air-conditioned spaces are permitted. All other activities are canceled.

As a reminder, please make sure to practice heat safety by following these guidelines: https://www.psal.org/articles/article-detail.aspx#29177

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