Wake County Public Schools maintenance workers Anthony Zarb, foreground, and Brett Wood clear ice from sidewalks on Jan. 11 2017 at Heritage High School in Wake Forest. The January snow days mean traditional-calendar schools and the Wake STEM Early College will have classes on March 31 and multi-track year-round schools will be open April 1.
Wake County Public Schools maintenance workers Anthony Zarb, foreground, and Brett Wood clear ice from sidewalks on Jan. 11 2017 at Heritage High School in Wake Forest. The January snow days mean traditional-calendar schools and the Wake STEM Early College will have classes on March 31 and multi-track year-round schools will be open April 1. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Wake County Public Schools maintenance workers Anthony Zarb, foreground, and Brett Wood clear ice from sidewalks on Jan. 11 2017 at Heritage High School in Wake Forest. The January snow days mean traditional-calendar schools and the Wake STEM Early College will have classes on March 31 and multi-track year-round schools will be open April 1. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
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