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Paulding Schools See Delayed Dismissal, Canceled Events

Severe weather on Wednesday affected the school district’s afternoon and evening operations.

Updated 4:30 p.m.

As of 4:07 p.m., all middle and high school buses had left their campuses, but officials say delays could occur in some areas.

3:08 p.m.

According to district officials, as of 2:55 p.m., all elementary buses had left their campuses. In some cases buses were delayed, so parents are asked to be patient as this may impact middle and high school bus arrival times.

2:30 p.m.

Officials just before 2:30 p.m. announced they were anticipating only slight delays in afternoon dismissal.

"Please be patient as our drivers and school personnel work to ensure the safety of our students," and alert on the district's website said. "Any additional delays will be reported to parents through our web page and the One Call Now Emergency Notification System."

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Paulding County Schools just before 2 p.m. announced that parents should expect delayed afternoon dismissals and bus service.

Learning Bridge will continue to operate until 6 p.m., district officials said, but all other evening activities have been canceled.

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mary January 30, 2013 at 07:54 PM
Should have been home early this morning!
Lynn Hubbard January 30, 2013 at 10:26 PM
I agree Mary, my son sat in the hallway for about four hours total, all the classes were disrupted. Plus they held them over for 15 minutes waiting on the buses without releasing the car riders.

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