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Hurricane Sandy forces cancellation of school athletic events in South Florida

 

Hurricane Sandy led Miami-Dade, Broward and archdiocese schools to classes and outdoor events.

cveiga@MiamiHerald.com

Schools have canceled classes and outdoor activities ahead of Hurricane Sandy.

On Thursday:

•  All outdoor after-school activities, including football games, are canceled at Miami-Dade, Broward, Archdiocese of Miami, Gulliver and Belen Jesuit Preparatory schools.

•  After-care is canceled at archdiocese schools.

On Friday:

•  Classes for all archdiocese schools in Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe counties — as well as Gulliver and Belen schools — are canceled.

•  Monroe public schools will be closed.

•  In Broward, outdoor activities are canceled or postponed. Football and swimming events will be held instead on Saturday or Monday, according to the Broward County Athletic Association.

•  Miami-Dade schools have not decided on cancellations of Friday activities.

•  The Belen homecoming game against Mater Academy has been cancelled. The homecoming dance will continue as scheduled.

This report will be updated as more information becomes available.

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