Unknown odor leads to evacuation, early dismissal at Vassar High School

Vassar Senior High School students play volleyball to pass time Tuesday morning after their building was evacuated due to an unknown odor.
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VASSAR (WJRT) (9/18/2018) - Students at Vassar Senior High School got a short day on Tuesday after a suspicious odor led to an evacuation.

Sixth through 12th grade students were evacuated from the building around 8:30 a.m. and sent to Central Elementary School while Consumers Energy sent a crew to investigate.

The source of the odor was not readily apparent and nobody reported any illnesses.

After a couple hours at the elementary school, administrators decided to dismiss high school students for the day. The students got bag lunches around 11:30 a.m. and buses came to pick them up around 12:30 p.m.

Only sixth through 12th graders are being sent home early. Elementary students are planning to stay for a full day.

Vassar Public Schools says all athletic games and practices will continue as scheduled Tuesday. Buses taking teams to away games will leave from Central Elementary.



 
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