school closings

11:07 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Computer Error Leads to False School Closing Message in Grand Rapids

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Districts spokesman says it's not clear yet what impact the error had on attendance
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A technical error triggered the false closing message on the Grand Rapids schools' website Friday, Feb. 28, not a hacker, according to John Helmholdt, district communications director. The erroneous message was discovered between 6 and 6:15 a.m. Friday morning, after being up possibly as long as 30 minutes.
12:51 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Calhoun County schools consider plans for making up lost school days

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The options include cancelling mid-winter break in February, tacking on days to the end of the school year and adding hours to the school day.
With weeks of winter left, this season's harsh cold has already forced many schools to use up their allowed number of snow days and sent administrators looking for ways to make up lost time.
6:23 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Districts weigh how to make up snow days

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Many districts in Southwest Michigan are at or over their state-imposed limit of days off for weather
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- With Southwest Michigan socked by almost double the average amount of snow this January -- as well as some of the coldest temperatures it's seen in 20 years -- the snow days have piled up along with the drifts.
6:56 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Kalamazoo, Portage Schools closed again on Tuesday

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Cold and snow cancels another day of class
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
The following is a list of schools closings and other events canceled on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 due to severe weather.
6:26 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Another day of school closings

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Western Michigan University among the closings today
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
It's another cold, snowy and icy day in Southwest Michigan. That means another snow day for many Kalamazoo-area schools.

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