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Parents bring fans from home to schools amid heatwave

Parents of high school students in Thessaloniki were seen carrying fans from home to school on Wednesday  so that their children could participate at the university entrance exams in a ‘comfortable’ environment due to the heat wave sweeping across the county. Many public schools have neither Air Conditioning or fans …

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Students parade in Athens for Greece’s Independence Day

School children in Greece paraded on Sunday to mark the Greek Independence Day and the 1821 Greek War of Independence on March 25 and thus a day before the military parade, on Monday. At total of 1,500 students from 230 primary and secondary schools paraded in front of government and …

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Covid-19 measures for schools: No masks but “soap & water for visibly dirty hands”

Greece’s National Health Care organization EODY issued a series of measures for schools in order to reduce the transmission of respiratory infections such as Covid-19, influenza and others. The “measures” or better say “recommendations” were issued late on Thursday as schools resume operation after the Christmas holidays. Worth noting that …

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Snowfalls to continue on Thursday: Updated warning

Snowfalls will continue late on Wednesday and also on Thursday, February 8-9, and Greece’s National Meteorological Service updated its weather warning on cold front “Barbara”. Snow, sleet and frost are the main features for the next hours. Schools will be closed in some suburbs of Attica. Weather Warning Wednesday (08/02/2023) …

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Snow Weather: Schools in several Attica parts closed on Wed

The regional government of Attica decided to have schools shut down also on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 as the snow weather will continue. However, not all of primary and secondary public and private schools across Attica will be shut as the snowfalls will not be severe everywhere. The schools of …

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Athens braces for second snow-wave on Tuesday (schools, measures)

Schools in some suburbs of Athens will remain closed also on Tuesday and workers can go to work not earlier than 10 a.m. as snow weather deterioration is forecast over night with frost phenomena early in the morning. Schools will be closed also on the islands of Evia, Samos, Lesvos …

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Schools in Greece to open on Sept 12, says Education Minister

Schools in Greece will open on Monday, September 12, 2022, Education Minister Niki Kerameos announced on Friday. Speaking to Skai TV, the minister said that the schools “will open with the best possible human resource condition of all time,” saying that 8,500 hiring have been completed.   The new permanent …

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Snow weather: Some schools in Attica closed on Friday; heavy trucks banned from highway parts

Primary and secondary schools in parts of northern, eastern and western Attica will remain closed also on Friday, March 11, due to snow weather “Philip”, regional authorities announced on Thursday. Hay trucks are banned from highway parts as of 10 p.m. Thursday. According to a statement by the Attica regional …

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Attica Snow Weather: Schools in several areas to remain closed, no heavy trucks in Attiki Odos

Schools in several areas of Attica will remain closed on Thursday due to snow and cold weather front “Philip”, Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Minister Christos Stylianides decided on Wednesday. The schools are in areas of north, east and west Attica. The specific areas affected by this decision were announced …

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Some schools in Attica remain closed on Tuesday due to repair works and frost

A number of schools in Attica will remain closed on Tuesday, mainly due to difficulties caused by the snowfall  a week ago. In the northern suburbs, authorities announced that 2nd junior high school in Aghia Paraskevi will not open, due to building problems. The senior high school in Melissia which …

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Schools, kindergartens, nurseries in Attica closed also Jan 27

Schools, kindergartens and nurseries in Attica will remain closed also on Thursday, January 27, the regional government decided on Wednesday, following the aftermath of snowstorm Elpis. According to the decision, primary and secondary schools as well as nurseries and kindergartens will remain closed on Thursday to “prevent accidents and better …

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