Schools announce winter storm closures, postponements

In anticipation of a winter storm due to enter the region this evening, public schools in Page and Shenandoah counties have announced plans for an early dismissal today. Shenandoah County Public Schools closed at 1 p.m. today, and Page County at 1:30 p.m. All evening events have been canceled.

Frederick County Public Schools announced plans to postpone Saturday’s SAT tests for students at James Wood High School and Millbrook High School. The College Board will post a make-up date at its website,

At last check, the National Weather Service in Sterling was calling for rain, sleet and snow, with some areas north of the most recent rain/snow line seeing anywhere between 2 and 4 inches of snow.

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