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Superintendent: Snow Day decisions involve multiple people, are not hasty


March 13, 2019

Tom Yahraes

Deciding whether to cancel school, delay school or go ahead and have school is an overnight process involving multiple School District staffers trying to make a judgment call based on existing road conditions and predictions about what the weather will do.

The results of that process have been evident to local residents as Sweet Home School District canceled school for snow four times in the past two weeks – starting with a two-hour delay one day last week that eventually resulted in cancellation.

The district has had five snow days so far this year.

Supt. Tom Yahraes said he starts ke...

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