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Heat, humidity prompts local districts to cancel after school activities
Several local school districts have canceled and/or postponed after school activities and events because of the heat and humidity.
Below are details posted on several district websites and social media outlets informing the public on the cancellations.
Middleburgh CSD Open, no afterschool events
Coxsackie-Athens CSD Open, no afterschool events, no late bus, athletic contests postponed
North Colonie Schools:
Due to the Heat Index today the following games and meeting have been postponed:
-- Varsity Field Hockey Game
-- Freshmen Football Game
-- Freshmen Boys and Girls Soccer Games
-- JV field Hockey Game
-- Fall student-athlete meeting with Athletic Director
-- Our indoor Swimming and Volleyball matches are on as scheduled.
-- All outdoor practices are postponed until the heat index drops below the recommended 96 mark. Some teams may choose to practice indoors or to reschedule their practices to later this evening when the index is acceptable.
-- These actions are in the best interest of our student-athletes and are in line with the NYSPHSAA Heat Index guidelines.
Boys Freshmen Football vs Burnt Hills cancelled, new date tba. No practice.
Girls Freshmen Soccer vs Burnt Hills postponed, no practice
Boys Freshmen Soccer at Ballston Spa postponed, no practice
Boys Varsity Golf vs. Ballston Spa postponed to Monday, 9/30. No practice
Boys Varsity and JV Volleyball versus Burnt Hills has been moved to Shenendehowa (Burnt Hills gym is not air conditioned). The 10/7 matches will be played at Burnt Hills
Girls Varsity at Burnt Hills and JV Field Hockey vs Burnt Hills postponed to tomorrow. Varsity and JV no practice, be ready for game or practice tomorrow.
Girls Varsity Tennis at Saratoga postponed, no practice
Varsity football practice has been delayed , locker room opens at 4:30, players please stay in the locker room until we have films at 5. Practice should be completed by 8
Modified Football Practice is cancelled
Boys Varsity Soccer will practice on the varsity soccer field from 6:30 8:00
Boys JV Soccer will practice 6 7:00 on the practice field
Girls Varsity/JV Soccer will practice from 6 7 on usual fields.
Boys JV Golf Practice cancelled
Girls JV Tennis Practice cancelled
Boys Cross Country practice cancelled, check the Shen Runners website for your workout
Girls Cross Country practices cancelled, check your email and/or twitter for more information
Freshman Cheerleading no practice right after school, arrive for the game no later than 5:15, meet on the field
FALL BASEBALL ACADEMY is cancelled due to the heat indexwe will resume the camp program on Thursday.
Voorheesville Central School District
In compliance with New York State Public High School Athletic Association regulations, all after-school practices at Voorheesville CSD have been canceled due to the heat index. This includes all indoor activities. The tennis match at Waterford has been canceled.
At this time, the swim meet at Shenendehowa will be held, as scheduled, due to the fact that the facility is air conditioned.
Bethlehem Central School District
Due to the heat index, all BCSD after-school and evening activities IN ALL SCHOOLS are cancelled TODAY, September 11. This includes athletics, extracurriculars, Continuing Education, and community events. School's Out WILL operate on a regular schedule. There will be no late bus runs this afternoon except buses that transport students to the School's Out programs. Please note: The ONLY scheduled meeting that will take place this evening is a meeting of the Board of Education to conduct interviews of potential Energy Performance Contractors. No public action will be taken by the BOE on this matter this evening.