The Utah State Capitol became shrouded in snowfall as a winter storm moved through Salt Lake City on Tuesday night. (Michael Houck, KSL )
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SALT LAKE CITY — Severe winter weather conditions have prompted several schools on the Wasatch Front to keep students and staff home or delay start times on Wednesday.
Canyons School District issued a remote learning day, stating that it will be “moving to remote learning for emergency closures keeps students, parents and employees safe while maintaining continuity of instruction.”
Moving to remote learning for emergency closures keeps students, parents and employees safe while maintaining continuity of instruction. You can find information about student learning expectations at https://t.co/4gLmSbMxL5.
— Canyons District (@canyonsdistrict) December 15, 2021
Jordan School District also issued a virtual learning day for all students in the district. No in-person classes will be held, and all schools and offices will also be closed, district spokesperson Sandy Riesgraf said in a statement.
Most schools in the Tooele County School District will have a two-hour delayed start, with preschool and kindergarten canceled altogether. The delayed start does not apply to Wendover High, Anna Smith Elementary, and Ibapah Elementary.
Accent Academy in Lehi also issued a late start with regular classes starting at 10:00 a.m.