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Early release for Tacoma students Friday due to storm

Snow day in Tacoma leads to downhill fun

Families play in the snow at Vassault Park in Tacoma on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. There should be plenty more opportunity as forecasts show up to 8 inches falling in the Tacoma-Seattle area by Saturday.
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Families play in the snow at Vassault Park in Tacoma on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. There should be plenty more opportunity as forecasts show up to 8 inches falling in the Tacoma-Seattle area by Saturday.

Tacoma students will be released from school early Friday in anticipation of a storm that could bring 8 inches of snow to Tacoma this weekend.

School releases Friday for high school students at 10:50 a.m., middle school students at 11:30 a.m. and elementary students at 12:15 p.m.

There will be no afternoon preschool. After school activities, activity buses and after school on-site childcare are canceled.

All schools and facilities will remain closed and activities canceled on Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, visit tacomaschools.org.

Allison Needles covers news in Puyallup, Sumner and Bonney Lake for The Puyallup Herald and education news for The News Tribune in Tacoma. She was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest.


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