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Editor’s Notebook: Could we meet in the snowy middle?

Now, I'm a reasonable person. I do not expect Northern Virginia school districts to have the same response to winter weather as do those in the frozen north, where snowstorms are a regular occurrence and the equipment and...

‘If possible,’ Arlington will go ‘virtual’ on future snow days

He gave himself plenty of wiggle room, but Arlington Superintendent Francisco Durán on Jan. 20 said the school system would try to avoid further inclement-weather disruptions by shifting to online learning when the weather outside is frightful rather than...

Editor’s Notebook: The moment Arlington school officials became ‘weather wusses’

Arlington Public Schools’ leadership opted to take the day off last Thursday, shuttering classes because of a “winter weather advisory” issued the night before by the National Weather Service. “Winter weather advisory” is just about the lowest of the rungs,...

Editor’s Notebook: Snow joke for local schools

With more wintry weather in the forecast for the weekend, local school districts are quickly running out of snow days. Back in the day, if that happened, the districts just tacked on some extra days to the end of the...
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Weather concerns nix weekend’s MPAartfest

McLean Project for the Arts has announced cancellation of its Oct. 2 MPAartfest due to pending weather issues. "The decision...
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