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Colorado school closures: Classes canceled Thursday for major winter storm

Posted: 2:49 PM, Mar 13, 2024
Updated: 2024-03-13 18:17:51-04
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DENVER — Multiple Denver area school districts have announced closures ahead of Thursday’s winter storm that is expected to dump a foot or more of snow in the area.

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Denver Public Schools was the first to make the call, with other metro area districts quickly following suit.

The following districts have canceled classes for Thursday:

  • Denver Public Schools
  • Douglas County School District
  • Cherry Creek School District
  • Adams 12 Five Star Schools
  • Brighton School District 27J
  • Mapleton Public Schools
  • Elbert School District 200
  • Sheridan Schools District 2
  • Littleton Public Schools
  • Westminster Public Schools
  • Jeffco Public Schools
  • Boulder Valley School District

Thursday's DPS closure includes the Emily Griffith Technical College. All school-related events and activities, including all Discovery Link and ELCS Enrichment programs, are also canceled, DPS said.

Denver’s predicted snow totals for Thursday’s storm could reach a foot or more in some locations, likely causing dangerous travel conditions in the metro and across the state.


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