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Salem Public Schools Closed for Friday

It's official — kids, you have the day off for the storm tomorrow.

The Salem Public Schools announced they will be closed all day Friday.

A major snowstorm is expected to dump one to two feet of snow on the city starting Friday afternoon and into Saturday.

For all the latest on the blizzard, visit the Salem Patch Storm Center.

Bob February 07, 2013 at 09:09 PM
Back when I went to school we had to walk 2 miles in a snowstorm in snow up to our knee's. We seldom got days of like the kids do today. It's mostly because of working parents that they call off school. Kids got it made today. Just saying.
john February 07, 2013 at 09:21 PM
I use to walk 2 miles uphill on my hands because I had no shoes.
ranadavid2002 February 07, 2013 at 09:56 PM
....and when I was a kid we had no buses, and we had to ride our donkeys to school bare foot and without a GPS. You think you had it bad Bod, not all of us could afford donkeys, some of us had to start walking to school the night before just to get to school on time for the next day in six feet of snow and breath through bamboo shoots cause the snow so high!
Mike February 08, 2013 at 05:37 PM
That's odd that your schools were always open because we had plenty of snow days when I was a kid in the 70's. More than my kids get now because back then they couldn't clean the roads and parking lots (for the schools) with the equipment they had. In fact I remember having full weeks off several times.

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