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Two-hour delay for Alexandria schools on Wednesday morning

Adam K., 13, sleds in front of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Jan. 15, 2024 (staff photo by James Cullum)

After getting a snow day on Tuesday, ACPS students and faculty will get a two-hour delay tomorrow (Wednesday) morning.

In a release, Superintendent Melanie Kay-Wyatt said the delay is due to the extreme temperatures and hazardous conditions, with the National Weather Service warning of hazardous conditions as temperatures drop.

According to the release:

All Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) schools and all offices will be opening two hours late on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024 due to extreme temperatures and the potential for hazardous conditions.

Students in Grades Pre-K-12 should report to school two hours later than regular opening time.

Morning Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) programs are canceled for tomorrow, January 17, 2024. Afternoon ECSE will report at the regular opening time and will be dismissed at the regular time.

All essential personnel, including building engineers, custodians, maintenance shop employees and security staff must still report at regular time if safe to do so. Please contact your direct supervisor for reporting instructions.

All non-essential personnel should report two hours later than their regular time.

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