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Area schools are going to be working remotely or taking a snow day with the impending storm hitting the area.

Burr and Burton Academy students are getting a snow day Tuesday.

Long Trail School and Arlington schools as well as students attending schools in the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union aren't quite so lucky with those students attending school remotely for the day.

LTS families got the notification that school will be in session but conducted by distance learning following the Red Daily Schedule.

In Arlington, students at Arlington Memorial High School and Fisher Elementary will be on "Remote Snow Day."

"All students should log on and follow their remote day school schedules," was the notification from the Arlington Scholl District.

The BRSU announced all Taconic & Green Regional School District schools as well as Mettawee Community School will have a remote learning day.

T&GRSD includes Currier Elementary School in Danby, The Dorset School, Flood Brook Elementary in Londonderry, Manchester Elementary Middle School and Sunderland Elementary.

"Given the weather forecast, feedback from town crews and recommendations from our facilities director, the BRSU will be having a remote learning day for all students in all schools Tuesday, Feb. 2," said BRSU Superintendent Randi Lowe. "Phase 1 students will also be remote learners, due to the expected snowfall. The forecast has been pretty stable for the past 24 hours and, while the snow is not falling yet, there are consistent indicators it is coming."

Lowe said the early notice allowed the schools to plan to send home meals with some students Monday.

The notice said students should plan on attending their daily class time with their teacher and logging attendance as on Wednesdays. Teachers and staff will be working and will be available at the times they communicate to you, as long as we don’t have any power outages.

"We will all do the best we can with this first remote learning day," Lowe wrote. "As I said earlier in the year, at the end of the snow season I will send a survey to hear how the experience was for everyone, to inform our planning for next winter. Stay safe out there tonight and tomorrow."

Contact Darren Marcy at dmarcy@manchesterjournal.com or by cell at 802-681-6534.


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