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Update: DeKalb, APS Schools Closed Wednesday

Approaching winter weather forces APS and DeKalb to alter schedules

UPDATE, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6:35 p.m.:
From DeKalb Schools' Facebook page: All schools in the DeKalb County School District will be closed tomorrow, Wed., Jan. 29, for all students and employees.

UPDATE, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 3:05 p.m.:
From Atlanta Public Schools- Due to inclement weather conditions, and for the safety of our students and employees, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) and administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 29. All scheduled APS events, including extra-curricular activities, will be rescheduled. 

UPDATE, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 12:25 p.m.
Atlanta Public Schools will dismiss some of its students early today because of the weather, though most will head home at the normal times.

The snow and possible sleet have caused Atlanta Public Schools to release middle school students early today, Jan. 28. They will be dismissed from school at 1:30 p.m.

Elementary and high schools will stick with the regular dismissal schedule.

The adjusted schedule is as follows:

  • Middle Schools – 1:30 p.m. (Adjusted dismissal)
  • Elementary School – 2:30 p.m. (Regular dismissal)
  • High School– 3:30 p.m. (Regular dismissal)

As announced earlier today, all after-school and evening activities, including community meetings, are cancelled.

And, from the DeKalb Schools Facebook page:

All DeKalb County schools will be dismissed today according to the following bus schedule:
• Elementary schools – 1:30p.m.
• High schools – 2:30p.m.
• Middle schools – 3:15p.m

Parents may pick up students at the schools at anytime. Teachers and staff will remain at schools until all children are on buses or picked up.



Original post, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 9:55 a.m.:


Due to Tuesday's winter storm warning, both Atlanta Public and DeKalb County schools have canceled after-school activities.

From the APS Facebook page

All APS after-school activities, athletic events and community meetings have been canceled for 1/28/14. Please stay tuned for more updates.

From DeKalb Schools' Facebook page:

All after-school activities have been canceled this afternoon.

Due to inclement weather, tonight's community engagement meeting is cancelled. Region III Stephenson High School
January 28 @ 6:30 PM
mary kirkendoll January 29, 2014 at 08:42 AM
Also, updates on local road conditions on the Brookhaven Post . Brookhaven mayor made statement about what areas public works is focusing on. Good pictures, too. Checked with the Chamblee Post. Nothing. Guess Chamblee doesn't have a mayor? Public works?

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