Season’s first big snowstorm shuts down Niles Township schools, sends residents digging out of driveways and more

Students who attend schools across Niles Township got an unexpected extra day of Thanksgiving break Monday after classes were canceled due to the area’s first big snowstorm of the season.

Notice of school being called off was delivered to parents early Monday morning. “All Skokie School District 68 schools will be closed today…due to the snow and the resulting dangerous road conditions, as well as intermittent power outages,” Superintendent James Garwood said in an early morning email. “All before- and after-school activities are canceled as well.”

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