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September 5, 2017

Outdoor Activities, Competitions and Practices

Kennewick School District is closely monitoring the air quality advisories due to smoke from wildfires. When the Air Quality Index is rated "Unhealthy" or "Very Unhealthy" students will be kept inside for recess, lunch, physical education classes, athletic competitions, and practices. When the rating is "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" students with asthma, respiratory infection, and lung or heart disease and/or have an Individual Heath Plan (IHP) on file with the school will be kept indoors.

View the current Air Quality Index.

View the Washington State Department Air Pollution and School Activities Guidelines

Daily updates will be posted here when necessary.

Thursday, September 7

Update @ 9:00 AM:

All students will be kept indoors during recess, physical education classes, and lunch today. All middle and high school athletic competitions and activities scheduled for outside are canceled. High school athletic practices and other outside activities will occur as scheduled inside. Due to facility limitations, some middle school practices will be canceled and some will be moved inside. Please contact your specific school for more information. If air quality conditions change as the day progresses, this decision will be reevaluated. 

Wednesday, September 6

Update @ 8:00 AM:

All students will be kept indoors during recess, physical education classes, and lunch today. All middle and high school athletic competitions and activities scheduled for outside are canceled. High school athletic practices and other outside activities will occur as scheduled inside. Due to facility limitations, some middle school practices will be canceled and some will be moved inside. Please contact your specific school for more information.

Tuesday, September 5

Update @ 9:00 AM:

All students will be kept indoors during recess, physical education classes, and lunch today. All middle and high school athletic competitions and activities scheduled for outside are canceled. High school athletic practices and other outside activities will occur as scheduled inside. Due to facility limitations, some middle school practices will be canceled and some will be moved inside. Please contact your specific school for more information.