The city of Newport News opened three community centers Tuesday for residents seeking shelter.
- Doris Miller Community Center, 2814 Wickham Avenue
- Brittingham-Midtown Community Center, 570 McLawhorne Drive
- Denbigh Community Center, 15198 Jefferson Avenue
- Stagger 1 – High Schools: 12:05 p.m.
- Stagger 2 – Middle Schools and K-8/Pk-8: 1:20 p.m.
- Stagger 3 – Elementary: 1:55 p.m.
- Stagger 4 – Elementary: 2:30 p.m.
- Easton Preschool’s full-day program will dismiss at 1:55 p.m., and the half-day, afternoon preschool session is canceled. Norfolk SECEP students will be dismissed at 12:05 p.m.
Michelle Price with Newport News Public Schools said flooding caused bus delays and other challenges getting students to school. Price said students who were unable to get to school will be considered excused.
Due to flooding, An Achievable Dream middle and high schools were closed Tuesday. Those students were returned to their bus stops or taken to Heritage High School for the remainder of the day.