LPS, UNL & SCC Cancel School for Thursday

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Lincoln Public Schools officials cancelled classes on Thursday, Feb. 21, due to the impending inclement weather - and concerns about the safety of students and staff members.

According to the UNL website, the decision was issued at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 effective for Thursday Feb. 21: All Classes and Campus Operations are Cancelled.

All classes and events are cancelled and all offices and clinics are closed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Only those individuals required to report during close downs should report to work.

Other scheduled performing arts or athletic events may or may not be affected by this announcement. Ticket holders are advised to check with the sponsoring unit of any public event.

According to the Southeast Community College website, there will be no classes Feb. 21, 2013. This affects the Beatrice, Lincoln & Milford campuses.

The LPS cancellation also affects the following events:

Writers Write at the Bennett Martin Library - Postponed.

Brownell Elementary School - Parent Teacher Conferences are rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26.

Huntington Elementary School - Family Science Night has been postponed.

Lincoln High School: The musical at Lincoln High School, Suessical the Musical, will not have a performance Thursday, Feb. 21 – the schedule will be: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23. Parents and students can also find information about LHS Theatre at theatrelinks.com (the booster website).

Norwood Park Elementary School is rescheduling conferences to Thursday, Feb. 28 - 4 to 7 p.m.

Pershing Elementary School: The Pershing parent/teacher conferences have been rescheduled from Thursday, Feb. 21, to Thursday, Feb. 28 at the same time.

Pound Middle School will hold Parent Teacher conferences at 3:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25 – and NOT Thursday, Feb. 21.

Prescott Elementary School - Waffleman event scheduled for Friday has been cancelled.

Randolph Elementary School - Parent Teacher Conferences will be held NEXT THURSDAY, Feb. 28 on the same schedules.

Riley Elementary School - rescheduled Thursday evening's Parent Teacher Conferences to Thursday, Feb. 28.