Looking ahead to temperatures expected to be -25 to -20 at the time children would be at bus stops, and wind chills to -50 possible, some local schools have delayed or closed school for Monday, Feb. 15.
As of Sunday night, the following are scheduled:
Birchwood School will have a two-hour delay.
Northwood School has a scheduled day off.
Shell Lake Schools
Shell Lake has a scheduled day off.
Spooner Area School District will be closed due to the extreme cold. Before and after school activities are cancelled, with the exception of the regular Board of Education meeting.
Among the other area schools closed on Monday are Hayward, Rice Lake, Solon Springs, Superior, Washburn, and Winter. Monday is a scheduled off day for a number of area schools, including Siren, Webster, and Cumberland.