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School Canceled Wednesday, Feb. 20
Due to the projected snowstorm, Bloomington Public Schools will be closed on Wednesday, February 20. This includes all early childhood through grade 12 schools in the district.

Additionally, the following programs have been canceled:
  • All early childhood programs, including preschool, ECFE, ECSE and screening programs.
  • Kids’ SAFARI, Early Learners Academy and Galaxy
  • Metro South Adult Basic Education
  • Community Education
  • Adult and youth enrichment classes
  • The district’s two Activity Centers at Jefferson and Kennedy high schools
High school students participating in athletics/activities should check with their coaches.

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Internet Access

Internet access is not mandatory to use Chromebooks but more tools and resources for learning are available when students are able to connect to the Internet. Students and families who do not have internet access at home have a variety of options:
  1. Low Cost Internet Options  Bloomington Public School families to are pre-approved for low-cost internet offers through non-profit companies including a options for $10-$20 per month.
  2.  Wifi Hotspots: All k-12 schools currently have cellular internet wifi hotspots available for circulation in their media center.
  3. School Media Center Hours: All secondary media centers currently have hours that extend beyond the school day.  In addition, some days after school there is additional programming  available for students.  Consult your school for more information.
  4. Community Resources: There are several places in the Bloomington Community that have free and open wifi.
  5. Offline Options: Chromebooks have several offline options which enable tools and using resources even without the internet.

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