Students in Sparwood and Elkford will have a slightly extended winter break, as heavy snow has prompted the closure of schools in both communities.
In-person classes were slated to return on Tuesday for children of essential workers and those with special needs, but the weather has delayed that for the day.
School District 5 officials said the buses will not be running due to heavy snowfall and road conditions.
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