Heat http://wuis.org en Students Overcome By Heat During Outdoor Mass http://wuis.org/post/students-overcome-heat-during-outdoor-mass <p>More than a dozen students have been taken to local hospitals after being overcome by the heat during an outdoor Mass. &nbsp;<br>The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports (http://bit.ly/17Rdcrc ) students were gathered Monday morning for an All-City Catholic Schools Mass in an outdoor football stadium at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. Temperatures were near 90 degrees. &nbsp; Mon, 09 Sep 2013 20:16:13 +0000 Sean Crawford 8598 at http://wuis.org Students Overcome By Heat During Outdoor Mass Springfield Public Schools Extend Early Dismissal Through Friday Due To Heat http://wuis.org/post/springfield-public-schools-extend-early-dismissal-through-friday-due-heat <p><strong>&nbsp;UPDATE: (8:15 a.m. Wednesday, August 28)</strong></p><p><em>Interim&nbsp;Superintendent, Robert A. Leming announces that all schools will dismiss an&nbsp;hour early Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30, 2013 of this week as a&nbsp;protective&nbsp;measure for students (with the exception of Ball Charter School).&nbsp;The continued cause for concern is the risk of heat related illnesses. </em></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 18:45:34 +0000 Sean Crawford & Peter Gray 7881 at http://wuis.org Springfield Public Schools Extend Early Dismissal Through Friday Due To Heat