List of school closings for Friday

Topsfield, MA 12/09/05 The winter crew for First Student (cq), a school bus compay, moves school buses so a parking lot where they park can be plowed. The buses are parked at the Topsfield Fair Grounds. Near white out conditions made for a tough afternoon of driving, though Topsfield had no school. (Globe Staff Photo / Mark Wilson)
Mark Wilson/Globe staff/file

As the state gears up for a powerful nor’easter, schools across the region have announced closures.

The National Weather Service is forecasting that much of the state will only get a few inches of snow or less, but meteorologists warn that forecast could change and that flooding, rain, and high winds are all likely.

Here’s a list of some schools that have announced school closures and early releases on Friday, updated as of 8 a.m.

School closures


Cohasset Public Schools

Duxbury Public Schools

Hull Public Schools

The Johnson School in Nahant

Manchester Essex Regional School District


Marshfield Public Schools

Newburyport Public Schools

Quincy Public Schools

Scituate Public Schools

South Shore Charter Public School


Taunton Public Schools

Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School in Haverhill

Early Releases

Quabbin Regional School District (Closing 2 hours early)

Worcester Public Schools (Closing 2 hours early)

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