Pinellas County Schools announce early dismissal today due to Hurricane Eta, closure Thursday


The updated forecast track for Tropical Storm Eta has shifted east, and the storm has also significantly increased speed, bringing tropical-storm-force winds and rain into Pinellas County later this afternoon, overnight and into tomorrow morning.

Today, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, ALL Pinellas County Schools will have early dismissal.

Dismissal times are as follows:

High Schools: 10 a.m.

Elementary Schools: 11 a.m.

Middle Schools: Noon

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020: Schools will be CLOSED.

Our transportation department will monitor weather and wind speeds to ensure safe bus operations.

All extracurricular events and activities for today and tomorrow are cancelled.

Meal distribution for Thursday, November 12 has been cancelled.

Information on weather-related closures will be communicated by:

Emergency Information Phone Line: (727) 588-6424. Call the Emergency Information Phone Line to hear a recorded update.Pinellas County Schools realizes that portions of our county are prone to flooding. Please assess your situation and decide what is in the best interest of your family’s safety.


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