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Caution is best with bad weather

If you’re a parent of a school-age child, you’re probably familiar with the sense of excitement that fills the home the night before school when weather threatens the normal academic schedule. At one point in time, before the boom of the internet, children would sit by the phone on a snowy or icy night, waiting for the automated message from their school to tell them classes were cancelled. Today, it looks a little different. If you are a parent of a student in Ellis County, you probably saw them hovering over their phones or laptops Monday night, scouring Facebook for some hint from peers or teachers that they may not have to go to school Tuesday morning. And when the message finally came, you probably witnessed an overjoyed adolescent jumping around the house with glee, and maybe running to their room to binge on video games, knowing they would get to sleep in the next day. Read this story and more in your Weekend edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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