Reading Public Schools Remain Closed Friday

Reading Police confirmed the news via their Twitter account on Wednesday night.

School is closed Thursday and Friday.
School is closed Thursday and Friday.
Updated on Thursday at 10:15 p.m.: Just a reminder that Reading schools will closed on Friday after shutting down Thursday as well.

Reading students will return to classes following winter break on Monday.

Original Story: With a foot of snow possible by Friday's end, Reading Public Schools will be closed for the remainder of the week.

The Reading Police Department confirmed via its Twitter account just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday night that Superintendent of Schools John Doherty closed schools in advance of the storm.

"Schools Closed: Reading Public Schools will be closed on Thursday January 2nd and Friday January 3rd due to upcoming snowstorm," Reading Police tweeted at 7:52 p.m.

The two days off will extend winter break until Monday. Students had not yet returned from break as Thursday was slated to be the first day back.

For more information on the first storm of 2014, check back with Reading Patch.

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