*Update: Kennedy students dismissed early following gas leak

Kennedy Middle School students were sent home early today, following a morning gas leak at the school.

According to police, the construction crew handling the renovations at the school ruptured a gas line.

Students were evacuated and were placed on busses to keep them warm.  The students were transported from the school to the Aqua Turf until the severity of the leak could be determined and a decision could be made on the remainder of the school day.

The school was checked by officials and deemed to be safe.  The students were transported back to the school and the decision was made to dismiss the students at 1:30 p.m.Kennedy

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