school closings

6:26 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Another day of school closings

Lead in text: 
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.
7:36 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Kalamazoo Schools closed Friday

Lead in text: 
Extreme cold means no classes
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools will be closed Friday because of the extreme cold. The district's schedule originally called for a half-day of classes on Jan. 24. Friday's high temperature is expected to be 17 degrees, but strong winds mean a wind chill as low as minus 20.
6:27 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Storm leaves schools with little wiggle room on snow days

Lead in text: 
Another major storm could force school districts to make up time
The arctic storm that rung in the new year clogged streets and brought temperatures so cold that school officials said it would be unsafe for kids to wait outside for buses. And so Wintermageddon 2014 ate up many of the days schools are allowed to cancel classes because of weather, leaving little wiggle room to avoid canceled breaks or extended school years with weeks of winter still to come.
7:34 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Battle Creek area schools closed again on Wednesday

Lead in text: 
Decisions about Wednesday night athletic events will be made midday Wednesday
The Christmas holiday vacation, now called a snow emergency, continues today for Battle Creek area school students. All area schools announced Tuesday afternoon they would close again Wednesday for the third day this week. Some city streets and county roads still were clogged with snow, making school bus travel difficult.
7:32 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Schools closed again Wednesday

Lead in text: 
Mattawan also calls off school for Wednesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- For the third day in a row, Kalamazoo Public Schools and Mattawan Consolidated School have canceled classes because of extreme cold and icy, snow-covered roads. Kalamazoo schools will be closed Wednesday, although staff on a 12-month contract should report to work, KPS spokesman Alex Lee said.

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