Are you rooting for a snow day from school?

Our favorite fill-in host Keith reports the snow is coming down, covering and sticking to the ground up in Alpharetta. But so far we’ve only got a few flakes floating around in the sky here in Gwinnett.

The big question among moms I’ve talked with last night and today is: Do you want the kids to have a snow day tomorrow?

Several teacher friends on Facebook are all for a snow day tomorrow, but I feel like the kids just got back from a long break. They need to get back in a routine and get some things accomplished.

And we already have to make up two days from the flood in fall. Gwinnett loses two three-day weekends (Feb. 12 and March 15) to make up those flood days.

Obviously if it’s not safe they shouldn’t go, but honestly, I’m not really rooting for a snow day tomorrow.

How do you feel: Ready for a good snow day from school and work (do you get off work?)? Too close to such a long winter break? Would you rather have some days off in the Spring?

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January 10th, 2010
7:44 pm

@mjg, I’m not sure about how it would work with YR school. I have a friend who teaches in Vegas, and he loves their YR plan. I’m not sure how their schedule goes, but I know he had a month off in April, and then they went until July. In Vegas, they stagger everyone’s year so that they can get maximum use out of their facilites. They usually have two or three tracks in a building that follow different schedules. It sounds completely confusing to me, but I guess you get used to it, and they don’t have buildings that sit empty like we do. Better than spending millions to build the little Taj Mahals known as new schools these days, I guess.


January 11th, 2010
8:48 am

Yep, I was right. Thursday, before the first day with snow was over, someone died because of it (single car wreck).

Hope you folks are happy!


January 11th, 2010
8:58 am

Good morning Denise..While I’m sorry that this woman died in a car wreck because of the ice, GUESS WHAT? People die everyday in car wrecks..So go back to bed, cover your head and think of more ugly things to talk about..


January 11th, 2010
9:28 am

@ Becky, I seriously needed your opinion on Friday’s blog at 4;54…let me know!


January 12th, 2010
8:50 am

Wow, Denise. Is your middle name Doom and Gloom?