2.15 Two-Hour Delayed Start on February 16 Due to Inclement Weather

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

February 15, 2021


Two-Hour Delayed Start on February 16 Due to Inclement Weather


Due to the anticipated inclement weather including the potential for ice on the roadways overnight and in the morning, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) will operate on a two-hour delay on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.


As such, if a child’s normal bus pick-up time is 6 a.m., they should expect that pick-up to occur at 8 a.m. APS staff should report to schools and office buildings two hours later than their normal reporting time with the exception of essential facilities staff.


APS expects normal operations during the day on February 16 and a normal end time to the school day. However, District administrators are closely monitoring weather conditions and will provide updates if any further schedule changes become necessary.


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