#BeforeWBCloses

Students from West Bloomfield School District vent on Twitter about being one of the only schools in Oakland County to have school on January 8, 2015

#BeforeWBCloses

On January 8, 2015 as several districts in Metro Detroit had no school due to the wind chill of below negative twenty-five degrees. Of the districts that still had school, one of these was West Bloomfield School District. Annoyed about this event, students tweeted about it using the hashtag #BeforeWBCloses, and even got it trending. The Detroit Free Press also wrote an article regarding the tweets that can be found at http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/oakland/2015/01/08/west-bloomfield-school-closing-beforewbcloses/21470527/ The first student to tweet using the hashtag #BeforeWBCloses was Aakif Lodhi (Grade 11) who stated, “I honestly could care less about me creating #BeforeWBcloses…as a whole student body we made it trend. It really is WB vs. Everybody!” Here are some of the #BeforeWBCloses tweets:

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