Each day, nearly 800 school buses transport more than 70,000 students to and from school over thousands of miles of county roads. City Schools of Decatur has rescheduled its regular board meeting on Feb. What other factors are at work when inclement weather threatens? However, parents are advised to check with each institution to avoid getting caught out. If you like what we do, consider becoming a paid subscriber. After that, the next national holiday will not be until Monday, March 26 when many schools will break up for the spring holidays. For more information regarding heat related closures, please review and. Two inches of snow shut down the city for about three days due to a lack of planning and coordination by our elected officials.
Students will also celebrate Spring Break in the coming months, with some universities having already broken up for the annual break on February 10. Many aspects of school operations are affected — bus and staff schedules must be altered; parents must be notified; and the media must be informed. Please , then refresh the page to view the school closing list. If schools are to close for the day, an announcement will be made by 5:30 a. Photo by: Dan Whisenhunt Atlanta Public Schools is calling off classes for tomorrow, Feb. Also, decisions to close or delay schools are often influenced by factors such as school or bus lot accessibility. In addition, reports are collected and considered from the Maryland State Police and Baltimore County highways department.
. A uniform procedure to close all schools is maintained so that the school system may respond quickly to emergency weather conditions and protect the safety and well being of students and staff. Therefore, the most severe weather conditions within the county are used as the basis for the decision-making criteria. Others, including the University of Arizona and Penn State, will break up on March 3. The Hereford Zone is in the northern part of the county. What is the Hereford Zone? Other school systems may follow, so check this post for updates on the situation. Safeguards are provided to ensure that the information is accurate, up-to-date, and reliable.
Information about school operations is announced publicly as soon as possible on local radio and television stations and other media including the Internet. Other Postponements and Cancellations There are no other postponements or cancellations to report. Weather, unlike a power outage or water main break, is not confined to a single area and can spread to different parts of the county. President's Day - also known as Washington's Birthday - falls on the third Monday in February each year in the United States. Fulton County Schools announced it will close its schools and offices on Tuesday, Feb. The list of schools currently without air conditioning can be found. What happens when a decision is made to close or delay schools? If your school has a closing, and you do not see it listed here, first try a page refresh.
Local officials are hoping to avoid a repeat of the embarrassing fiasco that unfolded on Jan. If schools are to close early, or if afternoon or evening programs are to be cancelled, the decision will be made as much in advance as possible. The Superintendent and staff are discussing options to address the make up of additional school days lost due to inclement weather. The Board of Education will be asked to approve any option prior to sharing this information with parents. If you would like to sign up for automatic school closing notifications for participating schools, please visit , create an account and subscribe to school notifications. Only essential personnel are expected to report for duty.
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