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Meet the Montgomery County students who really, really wanted a 2-hour delay

An overnight snow hit the metro area, prompted area schools, the federal and local governments to close on Monday, but most were open Tuesday, including Montgomery County schools. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/ AP)

For some students in Montgomery County, 10 snow days and several two-hour delays were just not enough.

Early Tuesday morning, after learning that several jurisdictions (including Howard, Fairfax and Loudon counties) had imposed a two-hour delay to cope with the lingering effects of Monday’s snow (which didn’t appear like much to me), Montgomery students woke up to this tweet from school officials:


Many were not happy!

I hope they all had a great day at school!

Michael Rosenwald is a reporter on the Post's local enterprise team. He writes about the intersection of technology, business and culture.
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