TWIN CITIES, MN – Following a historic April blizzard, several schools in Minnesota are closed on Monday, April 16. The districts that are closed or delayed on Monday include (but are not limited to):
All Saint Paulon Monday 16 April, due to the weather, officials announced Sunday.
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Minneapolis Public Schools are closed on Monday, April 16. All district offices, including the Davis Education Center and Student Placement Services Office, are closed. Minneapolis Kids websites are closed and all Minneapolis Community Education evening classes are also canceled. All sports and school activities are canceled.
According to Minneapolis school officials, the decision was made because of:
• Buses are unlikely to be able to drive on back roads
• Possible lack of bus drivers
• Young children may be hard to see Behind snow banks
• Children may be left unattended for too long due to significant delays
Orono Public Schools begin on Monday, April 1
Due to heavy snowfall and undeveloped parts of the district all Anoka Hennepin schools will be closed on April 16. School or neighborhood sponsored after school and evening activities are
"Please know that it is our desire to keep students in school and to learn, and at this time it is our intention on Monday, April 16 "Keeping the School" Stillwater Area Public Schools said in a statement Sunday. "We'll be watching the weather overnight and checking the road conditions early in the morning, and if our schedule changes, we'll let you know as early as possible in the morning."
"Ultimately, if you are worried If you send your child to school, we only ask you to call the school to report your child's absence. We ask for your patience tomorrow morning, as we know that Road conditions in the district can be very different and there may be delays. "
Schools in Osseo: Due to the weather and road conditions, the school will be canceled on Monday, April 16. The activities in the afternoon will also be canceled. The school will continue as usual on Tuesday.
All Hopkins Public Schools begin on Monday two hours later. Children and businesses and Stepping Stones Preschool are opened at the appointed time.
There will be no morning Ready 4 K or Kaleidoscope Preschool, no early childhood family education, and no early childhood special education courses. All preschool activities will be canceled.
The Cannon Falls Schools will be two hours later on April 16th.
Patch will continue to update this story as more and more schools announce closures.
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Obtain the Southwest Minneapolis Newsletter