Classes Cancelled on Wednesday, January 7

DSCN1059Due to the forecast for extreme low temperatures throughout the day tomorrow, and a wind chill warning in effect from the National Weather Service through noon, classes at Des Moines Public Schools are cancelled for Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

The current NWS forecast is for a temperature of -9F and a wind chill of -33F at 8:00 AM tomorrow with little change throughout the school day.

This announcement means that all school-related activities, meal programs, before- and after-school child care, and early childhood programs are also cancelled.

DMPS offices will be open.

Further details for what this announcements means for DMPS students, parents and employees are as follows:

This announcement means the following for students and parents:

  • No classes will be held.
  • No school-related activities.
  • No breakfast or lunch service.
  • All early-childhood and early-childhood special education programs will be closed.
  • No Cowles child care or Metro Kids before- and after-school child care.
  • No evening and adult Community Education classes.
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