FCPS: Bitter Cold Means No School on Friday

fcps logoFairfax County Public Schools will be closed again on Friday, Feb. 20 due to the extreme cold.

Temperatures are expected to be in the single digits Thursday night into Friday — with a low of -18 below with the wind chill.

It will be the third “snow day” for FCPS this week. After Monday’s holiday, there was no school Tuesday or Wednesday. School went on as usual Thursday despite very cold temperatures. However, there were bus delays in Reston.

From FCPS:

All Fairfax County public schools will be closed tomorrowFeb. 20 (Condition 2). School offices and central offices will open on time with an unscheduled leave policy in effect for 12-month employees. The following activities in schools and on school:

  • extracurricular activities
  • interscholastic contests
  • team practices
  • field trips
  • middle school after-school programs
  • professional learning and training courses
  • 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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