Knox County schools closed Friday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knox County schools will be closed Friday due to snow, school system administrators say.

All high school basketball games are also cancelled for Friday evening.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knox County School administrators have decided to dismiss most students early Thursday, and to cancel all evening classes and programs. Principals will decide whether to move forward with athletic events.

Knox County Kindergarten classes will dismiss at their regular time at 1 p.m.; elementary students will be dismissed one hour early at 1:45 p.m.; and middle and high school students will be dismissed one hour early at 2:30 p.m.

You can get other area school closing and delay information HERE.


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  • by Trustin Location: Knoxville on Jan 7, 2010 at 02:03 PM
    As always WVLT will keep the public well informed. I look forward to any other weather related updates. Thanks for a job well done!
  • by Bill Location: Knoxville on Jan 7, 2010 at 01:03 PM
    I was wrong, the school system made the correct call this time. I jumped to an early conclusion and I was wrong.
  • by aly Location: knoxville on Jan 7, 2010 at 10:40 AM
    Bill-KCS makes the children their first priority. Don't know where you live in Knoxville or whether you have kids-but in my area it is sleeting and the roads are already icy. I am glad to have my kids home safely, despite the inconvenience to me.
  • by Bill Location: Knoxville on Jan 7, 2010 at 09:47 AM
    The chicken little syndrom is at work again with the school system and the local weather people don't help any.
  • by kori russell Location: home on Jan 7, 2010 at 09:41 AM
    thank you for all the information.that is a lot of help.your show rocks!!!!!!go news.
  • by Bill Location: Knoxville on Jan 7, 2010 at 09:13 AM
    The school system jumping to conclusions again, they don't take working parents into consideration at all.

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