Hamilton County Schools will welcome back students and teachers on Friday as the system will be open on a regular schedule for the day. Slightly warmer temperatures, sunshine and road treatments during the day on Thursday have cleared the ice from last remaining roads in remote areas that kept the system closed on Thursday.
The system has built extra instruction time into the calendar that will not require the days missed this week because of snow to be made up by students and staff.
Officials said, "We know that parents, grandparents, relatives, neighbors and others who helped to care for children have treasured the extra time at home with them but we look forward to once again having children in the classroom with our excellent teachers as they seek to impact their potential for success after graduation. Parents, Hamilton County Schools thanks you for your patience and your commitment to excellence for your children and their schools."