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? for those who have had kids out of school due to weather

In our area we have a few built in snow days each school year and if we go over those few days the tack on time at the end of the year. Luckly we have only had one partial snow day so far. SO for those of you how have had several days off this past week do you have to make up time? If so when do you make up the missed school days.

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mtnaspen

Asked by mtnaspen at 12:15 PM on Feb. 4, 2011 in

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  • Our district is supposed to make up any missed time at the end of the year but that hasn't always been the case, especially when make-up days might interfere with other events (like graduations and stuff).
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:16 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • Our district builds in 5 snow make-up days and if we go beyond that we do NOT have to make any more up! The kids here go to school for 192 days so they can technichally loose 12 days of school without any problem. We've never had that many snow days!!
    Bwebb

    Answer by Bwebb at 12:17 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • If we have snow days before the 21st of Feb we go to school on Presidents day. One year we had so many ice days that they lost spring break altogether. If need be they are tacxked on to the end of the year. Although. Last year when they were out of school due to H1N1 influenza they did not have to make up those days. Teachers just called parents with assignments to do at home.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 12:19 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • I'm out here in Yukon Oklahoma and we have had 4 snow days in a row. The main roads are clear but neighborhood roads and side streets are still bad. The buses can't get through. I don't have any school age kids, but I know they have a couple of snow days built in...I think they also will extend the school day for like 45 mins for awhile if we go way over the snow days. And it's snowing again right now...and a chance on Wednesday. Will it ever end????
    CollinsMommy729

    Answer by CollinsMommy729 at 12:22 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • One year they took away spring break, usually they just have a few make up days scattered around and take away certain holidays like MLK and President's Day.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 12:22 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • I'm in Texas. We've been out for 4 days now. The latest is that we can get a waver for 2 of the days Whoo-hoo! We still have school until June 6 now, though. : (
    susystudio

    Answer by susystudio at 12:43 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • The 2 days we missed this week will be made up at the end of the year.
    Zakysmommy

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 12:46 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • We also have built-in snow days, plus there are a couple of optional Saturday activities that count as a school day if need be. We only had 1 snow day this week, a couple in weeks prior, but we've just now used the built-ins, if we have anymore then the Saturday stuff will be mandatory (not all-day things, just a couple hours in the morning, just enough to make it count).
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:11 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • We have 2 snow days built in, if there are anymore used then we make them up at the end of the school year. We used 2 this week, so if there are anymore then the school year is extended.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 11:25 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • Districts around here add 5 days past the last scheduled day of school, for snow days. So, FOR EXAMPLE, if school is due to end June 2, it will now end June 4 due to 2 snow days. I don't believe they will exceed 5 make up days.

    KairisMama

    Answer by KairisMama at 8:05 PM on Feb. 5, 2011

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