School is cancelled tomorrow, Friday, October 7th!!!

All Manatee District schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, October 7th, due to Hurricane Matthew.
County Emergency Management personnel have asked the district to open 4 schools as shelters — Manatee High School, Mills Elementary, Myakka City Elementary and Nolan Middle School. Nolan Middle School is a special needs shelter and Manatee High and Mills Elementary are both pet-friendly shelters.

All 4 shelters are scheduled to open at 4 p.m. today.

In addition, as a special precaution, all extra-curricular events, including athletic contests and practices, are cancelled for tonight (Thursday), and tomorrow (Friday). Those events can be rescheduled.

School After-Care programs, that house students in school until parents pick them up, will be open as usual today.