Pingree Cancels Afternoon Activities, Regional District is Open
Pingree School has cancelled its afternoon activities, while the Regional School District is going ahead with its usual programs.
All afternoon and evening activities have been cancelled at Pingree School in Hamilton because of the approaching winter storm.
All evening activities and events are happening as scheduled in the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District as of 3 p.m., including the public interview with Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School principal candidate Eric Tracy at 5 p.m. and the girls’ swim meet in Ipswich.
Before noon, Pingree announced on its website that all afternoon activities – including practices, games, clubs and rehearsals – were canceled on Monday.
Most of Pingree’s buses were scheduled to leave the campus at 3 p.m.
A storm that is forecasted to start as snow and then change to sleet and freezing rain was expected to move in to Hamilton and Wenham before 5 p.m. Very light snow began to fall in the two towns just after 3 p.m.
Elsewhere on the North Shore, evening activities and events were cancelled for Newburyport public schools and at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School in Haverhill. Most other school districts were carrying on as usual, according to list of school cancellations posted to several Boston TV station websites.