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All District 65 schools and centers will be open tomorrow, Friday, January 9. The winter weather advisory for our area will expire early in the morning. However, it is still expected to be very cold. It is likely that buses may run late. Please ensure your child is dressed warmly for the conditions. Absences will be excused for students whose parents choose to keep them at home. We ask that you please report your child’s absence to their school office.

Please know that the decision to close school is not made lightly. The safety and well-being of our students drives the decision making process and is always at the forefront of our minds. When making the decision whether or not to cancel school due to inclement weather, many factors are considered including weather conditions and forecast at the time of student arrival and dismissal; safe operation of school buses; and the condition of school grounds and roadways.