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School Delays Due to Cold Weather

03 January 2018

Because of extremely frigid temperatures, Staunton City Schools and Augusta County Schools announced Tuesday that all schools will be operating on a two-hour delay for the entire school week.

The Wake County Public Schools website showed page after page of mechanical delays, from 20 minutes up to 60 minutes or more.

Huntsville City Schools is delaying the starting of classes Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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HCS also asks that any family that needs gloves and/or hats to contact the school Family Resource Youth Services Center.

Schools officials say it's because of the extreme cold weather.

It was not known whether school would be delayed any other days this week.

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Luten said that 81 buses wouldn't start this morning, but by 9 a.m. more than 70 had been fixed and were running. "The last thing we want to happen is have our students waiting by the curb for a bus that's a half hour to an hour late when it's 14 degrees".

DeKalb County students will be on a two-hour delay when they return to school this week following the Christmas break.

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School Delays Due to Cold Weather