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BREAKING: Newark Closes Remote Learning, Central Offices Due to Snowstorm

By rlsmetro on
Newark

Newark Public Schools Superintendent Mr. Roger Leon has canceled remote classes and closed central offices due to Friday's snowstorm. 

According to a 6:35 a.m. phone message, Mr. Leon announced the closings to all staff and students in the district. 

"This has been a long week for the district, so enjoy the day off and enjoy the snow," Mr. Leon announced. 

Forecasters at the National Weather Service announced that snow would dump about 3-5 inches of snow in parts of the state before tapering off around 9:30 a.m. 

According to Superintendent Leon, staff and students in Newark are expected to return to remote learning early Monday morning.

Due to rising COVID-19 pandemic numbers statewide, the district returned to remote learning after winter recess and is expected to continue until January 18, 2022.