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General Chat Thread, Will or won't it snow? in General; Still snowing quite a bit and sticking. I wouldn't be surprised if the school shuts early today if it continues. ...
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    Still snowing quite a bit and sticking. I wouldn't be surprised if the school shuts early today if it continues. I can hear the Students going crazy as they go to there first lesson.

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    Watch the snow (precipitation) arriving, almost live!

    See Meteox.com - Weather - European rainfall radar, for the radar (and satellite) images from up to only half an hour ago

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    Well it's well and truely snowing here now! The official line is that if a parent phones in, they are allowed to collect their child now/the child is allowed to go (obviously the kids don't know this!). I have called my Mother, and she's phoning the school in a few mins!

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    Quote Originally Posted by solitaire89 View Post
    Well it's well and truely snowing here now! The official line is that if a parent phones in, they are allowed to collect their child now/the child is allowed to go (obviously the kids don't know this!). I have called my Mother, and she's phoning the school in a few mins!
    Yes make sure the kids dont find out ours did a few years ago and it was chaos!

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    Quote Originally Posted by solitaire89 View Post
    Well it's well and truely snowing here now! The official line is that if a parent phones in, they are allowed to collect their child now/the child is allowed to go (obviously the kids don't know this!). I have called my Mother, and she's phoning the school in a few mins!
    Can you ask her to ring my school as well please

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    Still snowing here as it has been since early hours and looks like it'll continue for some time (MetCheck site clouds firmly over my region) School is open but the teachers keep checking conditions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    Yes make sure the kids dont find out ours did a few years ago and it was chaos!
    I think the official line came into being because so many parents had already called, and then other kids started phoning their parents! We've not got that many kids, and they're all good

    Quote Originally Posted by alan-d View Post
    Can you ask her to ring my school as well please
    Certainly, anyone who wants my Mother to ring their school please send me your school's phone number!!!!!! Service is offered at a minimal charge of one G&T per call

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    Where are you solitaire89? It's pretty heavy in Droitwich now but no plan to close the school.

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    Its just started here in Birmingham..
    Very Light at the moment!

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    Snow in Aston now and it's sticking... but I'm still here grrrr!!

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    Still Snowing here. Quite thick on the ground but so far no decision on closing.

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    It's getting quite heavy here in Sandwell, fingers crossed I'll be home for lunch!

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    Not snowing till later here, first day of term tomorrow. Extra day off? who knows

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    Decision being made at 10:30. The taxi firms have been calling to ask if we want kids collecting as the other schools in the area are closing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by laserblazer View Post
    Where are you solitaire89? It's pretty heavy in Droitwich now but no plan to close the school.
    Kidderminster-ish way... It's pretty much stopped now, but what fell has stuck - it's about 2" by the front gates. They've not shut us, even though half the kids have gone, and cars can't get up the road outside the school!!!

    EDIT: Spoke to soon - message through the txt system just arrived; we're closing at 1
    Last edited by solitaire89; 5th January 2010 at 10:21 AM. Reason: Plans change!!

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