Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Superintendent may request having school on Good Friday to make up for days lost to snow.
The Watertown Public Schools will be closed Tuesday due to the snow storm that hit the area overnight and is expected to continue through the day. The closing was announced on the WBZ-TV school closing list. With Tuesday's snow day, Watertown schools have been closed six days due to snow this year. School officials build in a five day cushion for snow closings, but with the extra closing Watertown will have to find another day of school. On Monday night, Superintendent Jean Fitzgerald said she may ask the School Committee to have school on Good Friday, on March 29. Another option would be to add a day to the end of the school year or during April Vacation. The original last day was Friday, June 21, and with the five missed days it would …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Tell us about other closings in town due to the snow.
After first calling for a delay, Watertown School officials have now closed schools on Friday due to the snowfall. The school closing was announced on the WBZ-TV school closing list, and also appears on other lists of closings. Snowfall was heavier than some predicted. At least 6 inches has fallen in Watertown, with drifts of up to a foot according to measurements with the unofficial Patch snow yard stick. If you hear of other closings in Watertown, please share with Patch. Add a comment below or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, February 11, 2013
The schools will reopen on Tuesday after the Blizzard of 2013.
Watertown students will be back in class on Tuesday, but two hours later than normal. Superintendent Jean Fitzgerald's office sent out information about the delayed start, following snow days on Friday and Monday due to the Blizzard of 2013. Because of the large amount of snow on sidewalks in town, school officials encourage parents to drive their children to school and to used the designated drop off areas. High school students will not be allowed to park at the school. All the parking will be used by staff because of the lack of street parking due to the snow emergency, which continues until further notice. There will be no morning pre-school classes on Tuesday. School opening times for Tuesday, February 12, 2013 are as follows: Cunniff …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
The Watertown Public Schools announced the school closing Sunday afternoon.
The Watertown Public Schools will be closed Monday in the aftermath of the Blizzard of 2013. The town schools made the list of closings on WBZ-TV's school closings webpage. Also, Public Works Superintendent Gerald Mee confirmed that trash will be picked up in Watertown on Monday. For breaking news alerts and up-to-the-minute news on this and other stories follow Watertown Patch on Twitter and Facebook or subscribe to the free email newsletter.