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District 97 plans to hold school as scheduled while monitoring dropping temperatures and building conditions tonight and tomorrow morning.
Oak Park and River Forest High School has sufficient instructional days built into calendar and will not need to add days onto the end of the year to make up for two emergency days.
To make up for cancellations, District 90 adds two days to the end of the 2013-14 school year.
The two off days will affect MAP testing, lunch menus and school calendar.
Local school districts cancel classes for the second day in a row due to dangerously low temps.
If school is open but parents decide to keep their child home because of the weather, the absence will be considered excused, the district says.
The district plans to hold classes but will monitor the weather and buildings over the weekend.
Major changes at the school include a plaza at the school entrance, providing walkways to the library, 20 parking spaces for staff and a vehicle turnaround area, District 90 announces.
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An overhaul of the outdated HVAC system takes a big chunk of the repair costs, according to a report prepared for District 97.