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Minneapolis Public Schools, including district offices, closed on Monday, March 5

March 5, 2018

Minneapolis Public Schools will be closed on Monday, March 5, due to forecasted weather conditions. The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy snowfall rates and accumulation of 6-8 inches, with the heaviest period being from noon–6 p.m. and likely to significantly impact commutes.
The closure is districtwide and affects all schools, buildings, programs, events and activities, including the Davis Service Center as well as all Minneapolis Community Education programs and Minneapolis Kids child care programs. All athletic practices and games are also canceled.
The primary criteria we consider when making weather-related decisions include:
The safety and well-being of students and staff
The severity of the weather (extreme cold, flooding, etc.)
The ability for buses and cars to travel safely
Timing of weather