Schools closed due to winter storm

Pupils and students across the region had their Christmas holiday extended on Monday, Jan. 6 due to the winter storm overnight.

Officials with both the Thames Valley District School Board and London District Catholic School Board cancelled all buses and closed all schools on the first day pupils and students were expected back in classes after the Christmas and New Year’s break.

A media release from the TVDSB stated officials would be monitoring conditions throughout Monday, Jan. 6 for updates related to weather and travel availability within municipalities to determine if schools would be open the next day.