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High school cross country meet, field hockey games cancelled Thursday

Due to the potential of lightning
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NEWS RELEASE
WATERLOO REGION DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
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Due to lightning in the forecast, all field hockey games scheduled at Woodside Park and the cross country meet scheduled for Bechtel Park are cancelled for today (Thursday, October 21). The facilities these events are scheduled at do not have a shelter option guaranteeing the safety of students in the event of a lightning storm.

Today’s cancelled field hockey games and cross country meet will be rescheduled. Waterloo County Secondary School Athletic Association (WCSSAA) will provide further information at a later date.

For schools hosting an outdoor Jr. Soccer or Football game today, please be aware that in the event of lightning, the host school would be used as shelter for both teams.

We appreciate your understanding.

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