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Parents Frustrated School Wasn't Cancelled in Wayland, Massachusetts

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    Cars lined up at the Happy Hollow School in Wayland, Massachusetts, when parents were asked to pick up students 90 minutes early. (Published Friday, Feb. 5, 2016)

    Frustrations ran high with some Massachusetts parents who believed their children's classes should have been cancelled Friday.

    Cars lined up at the Happy Hollow School in Wayland, when parents were asked to pick up students 90 minutes early.

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    Even though most public schools in the area gave kids the day off, Wayland School District still had class.

    "Wayland's always been a hearty town," said one mother, Anna. "So I sort of expected it. I was surprised that they let us pick them up early."

    The wet, heavy snow proved to be too much for the district. As the flakes piled up, students say their school lost power.

    While kids found it funny, parents weren't excited about dealing with the snow. Some even voiced their frustrations with not cancelling school.

    "It's kind of a little ridiculous right now," said Duane Viazanko. "The weather is out of control. Some of the roads are actually blocked. I had to go around the back way to get into Wayland."

    Vianzanko's wife was supposed to pick up their child, but a tree limb fell on her car.

    Students told necn they even saw some branches falling outside their classroom window. One kid began to cry because she had to walk home in the weather.

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