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After school activities cancelled due to heat index

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A heat advisory is in effect for Albany County, Columbia County, Greene County, Rensselaer County, Saratoga County, Schenectady County, Warren County.

Here are a list of after school cancellations received by NEWS10 ABC due to the afternoon heat index on Wednesday:

Middleburgh Central School:

All after school games and activities Wednesday, Sept. 11 due to the heat index.

North Colonie:

Due to the heat index the following games and meeting have been postponed:

  • Varsity Field Hockey Game
  • Freshmen Football Game
  • Freshmen Boys and Girls Soccer Games
  • JV field Hockey Game
  • Fall student-athlete meeting with Athletic Director

All outdoor practices are postponed until the heat index drops below the recommended 96 mark. Some teams may choose to practice indoors or to reschedule their practices to later this evening when the index is acceptable.


Shen's Athletic Director cancelling outdoor activities from 2:40pm-5:30pm Wednesday due to the extreme heat. Here are the changes from the Athletic Department:

  • Boys Freshmen Football vs Burnt Hills -- start time pushed back to 5:45 pm, Shen's turf field
  • Girls Freshmen Soccer vs Burnt Hills postponed, no practice
  • Boys Freshmen Soccer at Ballston Spa postponed, no practice
  • Boys Varsity Golf vs. Ballston Spa postponed to Monday, 9/30.  No practice
  • Boys Varsity and JV Volleyball versus Burnt Hills has been moved to Shenendehowa (Burnt Hills gym is not air conditioned).  The 10/7 matches will be played at Burnt Hills
  • Girls Varsity at Burnt Hills and JV Field Hockey vs Burnt Hills postponed to tomorrow.  Varsity and JV no practice, be ready for game or practice tomorrow. 
  • Girls Varsity Tennis at Saratoga postponed, no practice
  • Varsity football practice has been delayed , locker room opens at 4:30, players please stay in the locker room until we have films at 5.  Practice should be completed by 8
  • Modified Football Practice is cancelled
  • Boys Varsity Soccer will practice on the varsity soccer field from 6:30 – 8:00
  • Boys JV Soccer will practice 6 – 7:00 on the practice field
  • Girls Varsity/JV Soccer will practice from 6 – 7 on usual fields.
  • Boys JV Golf Practice cancelled
  • Girls JV Tennis Practice cancelled
  • Boys Cross Country practice cancelled, check the Shen Runners website for your workout
  • Girls Cross Country practices cancelled, check your email and/or twitter for more information
  • Freshman Cheerleading no practice right after school, arrive for the game no later than 5:15, meet on the field
  • FALL BASEBALL ACADEMY is cancelled due to the heat index…we will resume the camp program on Thursday.

Coxsackie Athens School District:

No after school events, no late bus, athletic contests postponed

Bethlehem Schools:

Due to high heat index, all Bethlehem after school activities are cancelled in all schools.

Watervliet City SD:

All outdoor activities at Watervliet schools today have been CANCELED due to the Heat Index. Outdoor athletic practices have been canceled, however, some teams have opted to practice indoors. Find updated practice information HERE.

This list will be updated as notifications are received. Check back to for updates.

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