Cleveland and Bradley schools closing for eclipse

CLEVELAND, Tenn. (WDEF) – Both Cleveland City and Bradley County schools will close on August 21st for the solar eclipse.

The leaders of both systems issued a joint statement.

“Both school systems want to give families the opportunity to share this experience together as well as keeping the safety of our students at the forefront of our decision.” 

Cleveland will be in path of the total eclipse.

Entrepreneur Allan Jones is donating eclipse glasses for all students in both systems.

They will be sent home on Friday, Aug. 18th.

Here is how other school systems are handling the eclipse:

CLOSED on August 21st:

Rhea County

Hamilton County

Polk County

Marion County

Monroe County

Bledsoe County

McMinn County

Dayton City Schools

Bradley County

Cleveland City

Here is a list of schools that will be EXTENDING the school day 30 minutes on August 21st:

Dalton City Schools

Catoosa County

Walker County

Whitfield County

Categories: Bradley County, Cleveland, Local News

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