Because of an impending winter storm. all area schools will be closed completely Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 22 and 23.
In addition, on Tuesday, Feb. 21, school conferences scheduled for the evening are canceled, as well as all adult basic education and community education classes. Activities and practices, however, will continue as scheduled due to upcoming activities and tournament play.
The storm is expected to arrive in this area Tuesday afternoon and gather strength and ferocity on Wednesday and Thursday. That is why on those two days, flexible at-home learning are encouraged. There will be no school programing before or after school hours, and all activities will be canceled, including practices and games.
The dangerous-weather alert was announced by the St. Cloud Area School District Weather Network early Tuesday afternoon.