Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Some Schools Sent Students Home Early

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Some Schools Sent Students Home Early

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Protests in St. Louis prompted many St. Louis schools to dismiss classes early amid fears that police activity and resulting traffic jams would endanger students' safety.

School systems that dismissed early included the Hazelwood, Normandy, Riverview Gardens and Special school districts and the Confluence, St. Louis Language Immersion, Lafayette Preparatory Academy and St. Louis College Prep public charter schools. The Ferguson-Florissant School District let elementary students go home early.

Some Catholic high schools canceled Friday classes in advance of the verdict. Those included Bishop DuBourg, St. Mary's, Rosati-Kain and Cardinal Ritter College Prep.

"Given the uncertainty of (human) responses to the pending verdict we have made the decision to cancel school on Friday," wrote Cardinal Ritter President Tamiko Armstead and Principal Michael Blackshear in a letter Thursday. …

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