School districts CANCEL classes on Monday over fears the solar eclipse will damage students’ eyes

School districts CANCEL classes on Monday over fears the solar eclipse will damage students’ eyes

A school district in Ohio has canceled classes on Monday over concerns about students damaging their eyes while looking at the solar eclipse. The superintendent of Jefferson Area Local Schools said Thursday that the eclipse could pose a risk to students who view it even inadvertently while at school or on the bus ride home. The day will be used as a service day for faculty and staff. +8 Some school districts have cancelled classes for the entire day or are keeping kids inside +8 There is real worry that…

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UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment

UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment

UGA classes begin Monday with likely record enrollment University of Georgia students walk down South Lumpkin Street on their way to lunch after leaving the Wesley Foundation United Methodist Student Center in Athens, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Classes resume at UGA on Monday. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald) University of Georgia students walk down South Lumpkin Street on their way to lunch after leaving the Wesley Foundation United Methodist Student Center in Athens, Ga., on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Classes resume at UGA on Monday. (Photo/Joshua L. Jones,…

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Maine East, West, South Start Classes Monday

Maine East, West, South Start Classes Monday

Students at Maine High School Dist. 207’s three campuses head back to class for their first day of the 2017-2018 school year Monday, Aug. 14. The regular school day at Maine East, 2601 W. Dempster St., Park Ridge; Maine South, 1111 S. Dee Rd., Park Ridge; and Maine West, 1755 S. Wolf Rd., Des Plaines, start between 7:25 and 7:30 a.m. with late morning arrivals at 8:30 a.m. The school day ends at 3:15 p.m. at all three schools. Motorists can expect heavier traffic volumes near the schools around those…

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After Devastating Fire, Union Springs Academy Plans Classes Monday

After Devastating Fire, Union Springs Academy Plans Classes Monday

Classes are expected to resume Monday morning for the 48 students at Union Springs Academy in central New York state, after a Sabbath afternoon, December 3, fire rendered the school’s administration building — which houses classrooms, a gymnasium and offices — “uninhabitable.” No one was reported injured and all students at the 95-year-old Seventh-day Adventist boarding academy have been accounted for, officials said. Sign welcoming visitors to Union Springs Academy in central New York State. (USA photo via Facebook) “I’ll just say our spirits are pretty good. The [Union Springs…

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