Tropical Storm Idalia – PKY Update #1, Aug. 28, 4pm

August 28, 2023

Due to Tropical Storm Idalia, P.K. Yonge campus will close at noon on Tuesday, August 29 and remain closed through Wednesday, August 30. 

On Tuesday, students will attend a modified schedule and will report to their 1st period classes or elementary teacher. Blue Wave After School will not be in operation on Tuesday, August 29 or Wednesday, August 30.

School is expected to resume on Thursday, August 31 with a normal schedule. 

Please make arrangements to pick up your student at noon on Tuesday, August 29. 

  • Blue Wave Meet & Greet and Senior Smart Start have been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 5, 5:30-7:00
  • Extracurriculars – including athletics practices, rehearsals, and club meetings – will not occur on Tuesday and Wednesday 
  • Tuesday home volleyball games are being rescheduled for a later date
  • Blue Wave After School will resume when campus returns to a normal schedule

We will provide updates regarding possible schedule changes and/or closures at P.K. Yonge as information becomes available. 

P.K. Yonge is not part of the Alachua County Public Schools, and does not follow ACPS decisions often informed by disruptions to bus routes, access to power, and their need to provide storm shelters.

P.K. Yonge Information

Storm Information

  • Local News Media (WCJB TV20, WRUF-TV [Cox Cable Channel 6], 89.1 FM, 103.7 FM and 850 AM)

The NOAA Storm Tracker

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