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CPS Office of Student Health and Wellness provides information related to recess and weather. The District encourages schools to provide students with the opportunity to play outside whenever possible. Please send your child with clothing appropriate for outdoor recess. These factors are considered when making the outdoor versus indoor recess decision: student safety, temperature, wind chill, humidity, precipitation, ground conditions and air quality. PLAYWELL recess cold weather guidelines are: Above 32 degrees with or without wind chill recess should be outdoors. Between 31 degrees and 15 degrees with or without wind chill principal has discretion regarding outdoor or indoor recess. Below 15 degrees with or without wind chill recess should be indoors. PLAYWELL recess warm weather guidelines are: Heat index of 90 degrees or below recess should be outdoors. Heat index between 91 degrees and 94 degrees principal has discretion regarding outdoor or indoor recess. Heat index above 95 degrees recess should be held in a cool location.