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Snow Day Decision from Prince William County Schools

School closing and delay information: Your kids are desperate to know. You're more than a little curious. Here are the details.

Will the school buses roll in Prince William County on Monday? Find out. Patch file photo.
Will the school buses roll in Prince William County on Monday? Find out. Patch file photo.
Prince William County Public Schools and Manassas Park City Schools are also closed. 

PRTC 
is operating at normal. The agency said on its page that if no news is posted on its website, then that means systems are operating as normal. View the page here

Virginia Railway Express (VRE)
 is operating as normal, Monday, Dec. 9

Sunday's weather included a heavy coat of snow, followed by sleet and rain, making roads dangerous for the Monday morning commute.

See: Monday Weather and Your Commute: What to Expect on the Roads

"On Monday, December 9, 2013 Prince William County Public Schools will be closed due to inclement weather in certain areas," the district noted in a message on its website. "All school division activities including Professional Development sessions are cancelled. SACC will not open."

How are your kids spending the day off from school? Tell us in the comments section below.

"The decision to change the school schedule is not made lightly," Superintendent Steven Walts wrote in a letter to parents this fall.

The district's transportation staff monitor roads and weather conditions in busy and remote travel areas of the county. The district also pulls information from the Virginia Department of Transportation, area police and the weather service.

"This combined information yields the best decision for the safety of everyone across our large School Division," Walts noted.

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