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Alexandria City Public Schools has another ‘traditional snow day’ on Friday

Old Town under the snow, Jan. 4, 2022. (staff photo by James Cullum)

Somebody in Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) is making the proper sacrifices to the snow gods: Alexandria students and teachers will have another snow day tomorrow (Friday).

Superintendent Melanie Kay-Wyatt said the school system will have another snow day tomorrow — i.e. no virtual learning will take place — after getting one earlier this week on Tuesday. With MLK Day on Monday, ACPS students only attended classes on Wednesday and Thursday.

“Due to the inclement weather forecast, all Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) schools and offices will be closed on Friday, Jan. 19, 2024,” Kay-Wyatt said in a release. “All in-person activities are canceled. This is a traditional snow day and no virtual learning will take place for students.”

All afternoon and evening programs on ACPS grounds will also be canceled.

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