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After-school and evening activities canceled for Tuesday, March 26, 2024, afternoon transportation schedules modified

(03/26/2024) Due to changing weather and road conditions impacting travel throughout the afternoon and early evening hours, the district is making adjustments to afternoon schedules for the safety of students and staff.

Activities: After-school and evening activities in the Anoka-Hennepin School District have been canceled for today, Tuesday, March 26, 2024. 

  • Adventures Plus school-age care: Will remain open until all children have been picked up.
  • ECFE and Preschool: Afternoon ECFE and preschool classes scheduled to start at or after 11:50 a.m. are canceled.

Modified afternoon scheduled: The school day will continue as usual, however, secondary schools will dismiss early as a preventative measure to help buses run on schedule the remainder of the afternoon.

  • High schools: Will dismiss 30 minutes early.
  • Middle schools: Will dismiss 15 minutes early. as a preventative measure to help buses run on schedule through the remainder of the afternoon. 
  • Elementary schools: Will release at the regularly scheduled bell times.

Buses may be late by half an hour or more because driving conditions often slow traffic. Please avoid calling the school or the Transportation Department (763-506-1125) unless your child is more than half an hour late returning home.
Details about what is canceled:

  • Afternoon and evening athletics and activities and activity buses are canceled.
  • Community Education activities and classes after 11:50 a.m. have been canceled, including Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Aquatics, Community School programs, Early Childhood Family Education, Project Power and Preschool. See the Community Education website for more details.
  • School buildings and other school facilities will be closed after the school day is complete. Facility rentals are canceled. 
  • Extra-curricular school activities, field trips, games (including away games), school concerts, school plays, etc. are canceled.

Staff on late shifts:

  • Staff who have questions about whether or not they report to work for a late shift should contact their supervisor for direction. 

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