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Harford County Schools Opening Late Friday

Freezing rain and a wintry mix caused a delayed opening to end the week.

Due to freezing rain and a wintry mix, Harford County Public Schools are opening two hours late Friday.

Morning pre-K and preschool services will not be held.

John Carroll School will also open two hours late, with a 2:40 p.m. dismissal for all students.

Harford Day School will also open two hours late.

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Hollee Sifford February 08, 2013 at 04:23 PM
Well they ONLY went 2 hours late!!!!!!!!!Glad the county puts our kids and drivers on the top of their SAFETY LIST:) It amazes me the fussing on here about a 2 hour DELAY just to stay CAUTIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
passwipe February 08, 2013 at 06:01 PM
Nanny state nonsense, one other school system and the Hereford zone of Baltimore county was delayed. Who was in the wrong here? Pretty soon an overcast will cause early dismissal.because they aren't sure headlights on all the busses work correctly.
passwipe February 08, 2013 at 06:11 PM
Townships? This isn't Pennsylvania, yo! Did you not notice the copious amounts of salt dumped on the roads,.combined with above freezing temperatures the past week? Oh, I guess not.
YepYep February 08, 2013 at 10:39 PM
Yep, we're gonna' have to begin school session at least an hour later next year because it's too dark out in the morning. Bus drivers can't see, even with head lights on. Safety first, ya'know. Another big argument for starting schools at 10AM is that It's also everyone's fault you are going to work in the morning rush hour before sun rise; is that children do not have enough attention span to pay attention to vehicular traffic when crossing streets, etc. etc.
Ruffin February 09, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Create a Hereford zone in Harford County. The school system is so afraid of law suits that it panics when there is a half inch of snow, maybe some icing near the Jarrettsville area, or the possibility of snow in the afternoon for an early dismissal. The kids just go to the mall anyway, nothing stops that. Geech.

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