St. Patrick’s Day Snow: No School Monday For Fairfax County Public Schools

Snow piled high on Feb. 18, 2014Fairfax County Public Schools will be closed on Monday, March 17 as three to six inches of snow are expected to fall in Northern Virginia Sunday night and Monday morning.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning in effect from 6 p.m. Sunday to 2 p.m. Monday. Snow began falling in Reston about 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Monday’s cancellation makes 11 snow days for students this school year. The school system recently announced there will be school on June 23 and 24 to make up previous snow days, as well as on April 7, which was previously a scheduled teacher work day.

From FCPS:

All Fairfax County public schools and offices will be closed on Monday, March 17, 2014. The following activities in schools and on school grounds are canceled:

· extracurricular activities
· interscholastic contests
· team practices
· field trips
· middle school after-school programs
· professional learning and training courses
· all adult and community education classes
· recreation programs and community use by outside groups not affiliated with FCPS

School Age Child Care (SACC) centers are closed.

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