Schools Announce Early Dismissal, Cancel Activities Ahead of Snow - NBC Chicago

Schools Announce Early Dismissal, Cancel Activities Ahead of Snow

Below is a partial list of early closures and cancellations.

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    (Published Friday, Jan. 18, 2019)

    Several schools canceled after-school activities or announced early dismissal as the Chicago area prepares for a winter storm Friday night into Saturday morning.

    A Winter Storm Warning was issued for much of the Chicago area beginning Friday afternoon through Saturday morning ahead of potentially heavy snow over the weekend.

    The warning was issued for Cook, Lake, DuPage, Winnebago, Boone, McHenry, Ogle, Lee, DeKalb and Kane counties in Illinois, from 3 p.m. Friday through 12 p.m. CST Saturday.

    The warning was expected to take effect in LaSalle, Kendall, Grundy, Will and Kankakee counties in Illinois, as well as Lake and Porter counties in Indiana, beginning at 7 p.m. and also ending at 12 p.m. CST Saturday. A warning in Newton, Jasper and Benton counties in Indiana was issued for 12 a.m. through 3 p.m. CST Saturday.

    Below is a partial list of early closures and cancelations.

    Go to the Emergency Closing Center for a full list. 

    Alexander Graham Bell Montessori School, Wheeling
    Closing early: 4:30 p.m.

    Alpine Chapel, Lake Zurich
    No Friday or Saturday p.m. service 

    Anshe Tikvah, Buffalo Grove
    Closed Friday 

    Booth Tarkington School, Wheeling
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday 

    Chicago Grammar School, Chicago
    Closed Saturday

    Church of the Holy Spirit Religious ed program, Schaumburg
    Closed Saturday 

    Cooper Middle School, Buffalo Grove
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday

    District #21, Wheeling
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday

    District #302, Kaneland schools, Maple Park
    Closing early Friday: 4 p.m.
    Opening late Saturday: 4 p.m.

    Edgar Allan Poe School, Arlington Heights
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday

    Eugene Field School, WheelingNo Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday 

    Fox Valley Career Center, Maple Park
    Closing early Friday: 4 p.m.
    Opening late Saturday: 4 p.m. 

    Hawthorne Early Childhood School, Wheeling
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday

    Henry W. Longfellow School, Buffalo Grove
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday 

    Hobart Assembly of God, Hobart
    Closed Saturday 

    Holmes Middle School, Wheeling
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday

    James W. Riley School, Arlington Heights
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday 

    Joyce Kilmer School, Buffalo Grove
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday

    Kaneland Blackberry Creek Elementary School, Elburn
    Closing early Friday: 4 p.m.
    Opening late Saturday: 4 p.m. 

    Kaneland Harter Middle School, Sugar Grove
    Closing early Friday: 4 p.m.
    Opening late Saturday: 4 p.m. 

    Kaneland McDole Elementary School, Montgomery
    Closing early Friday: 4 p.m.
    Opening late Saturday: 4 p.m. 

    Kaneland Middle School, Maple Park
    Closing early Friday: 4 p.m.
    Opening late Saturday: 4 p.m. 

    Kaneland Senior High School, Maple Park
    Closing early Friday: 4 p.m.
    Opening late Saturday: 4 p.m. 

    Mark Twain School, Wheeling
    No Friday after-school or evening activities. After-school childcare is open.
    Closed Saturday

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