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DeKalb Schools Makes Statement on Friday Classes

“Closing schools tomorrow will allow us to ensure the schools are safe and ready for students on Tuesday, Feb. 18.” - Superintendent Michael Thurmond

DeKalb School Superintendent Michael Thurmond. Credit: Patch file
DeKalb School Superintendent Michael Thurmond. Credit: Patch file
From the DeKalb County School District:

The DeKalb County School District will be closed for Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. All 12-month employees are to report at 10 a.m., weather conditions permitting. All extra-curricular activities for Saturday,. Feb. 15, and Monday, Feb. 17, will follow regular schedules.

“Closing schools tomorrow will allow us to ensure the schools are safe and ready for students on Tuesday, Feb. 18,” said Superintendent Michael Thurmond. “Also, central office staff will continue the strategic planning work for addressing academic achievement in preparation for the upcoming CRCT and EOCT tests.”

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