The district said in a statement that elementary school students were released a noon, with high school students released by 12:45 p.m., middle schoolers by 1:30 and staff by 2. Nearby Cobb County Schools decided early Friday to release students early due to weather. Students in Fulton County will go home early, too, officials announced before noon.
Students in Paulding County are expected to be sent home early, too. Cherokee County Schools, as well as Marietta City Schools have canceled after-school activities.