Schools, The Braxton Democrat

School System Explains Procedure for Weather Related School Closing

One of the most difficult and least understood decisions facing the administrative staff of the Braxton County School System is deciding whether to close, dismiss, or delay school due to hazardous weather. Because weather and road conditions will sometimes change between the evening hours and the time that school commences, many times a decision cannot be made until 4:00-5:00 in the morning. What would appear to be hazardous conditions at 9:00 pm may change during the night depending on temperatures and the amount of work that the department of highway crews can accomplish.To make . . .

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