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School closures: Here’s a list of the schools that are closed as winter weather sets in

(Taylor Clark)
Published: Sep. 24, 2021 at 5:16 AM AKDT|Updated: Sep. 24, 2021 at 12:21 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Winter weather is spreading across Alaska this week and schools are starting to announce closures Friday morning due to icy road conditions. Here are the schools we know are closed so far:

Anchorage School District

The Anchorage School district has closed all schools due to icy road conditions and the weather. A spokesperson with the district said employees should follow emergency closure procedures for their building or department.

High school sports competitions are going to continue as scheduled. Practices for sports teams that do not compete, as well as after-school activities for elementary and middle schools, are canceled.

Saturday activities are expected to go on as scheduled, unless conditions worsen. Schools are expected to reopen Monday.

Lumen Christi High School

Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage is closed, according to a post on their Facebook page.

SNOW DAY! School is canceled today!

Posted by Lumen Christi High School on Friday, September 24, 2021

Alaska Pacific University

The Anchorage campus of Alaska Pacific University is closed Friday due to icy road conditions and weather, according to an email from a university spokesperson.

Students are being advised to check Blackboard for information on their classes, while staff should check in with their supervisors about their schedules.

University of Alaska Anchorage

The University of Alaska Anchorage campus is closed Friday due to weather. A post on the university’s Facebook page said students should check their emails for more information.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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