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How do snow days affect summer break?

Both school districts that serve Mill Creek have already used 3 snow days


Last updated 1/17/2020 at 8:42pm

Photo courtesy of Shareen Kaye Bouma

Students were all smiles during their day off of school.

The first time a snow day is declared, kids and parents usually rejoice. The second day seems too good to be true. But by the third day, some begin to worry about how winter weather may affect summer plans.

That's true locally.

Both the Snohomish School District and Everett Public Schools, the two districts that serve most of Mill Creek, have already used three snow days.

Washington state law requires the school year to be 180 days long, so some school districts set aside certain dates as makeup days to anticipate when class is canceled. The days do not necessarily need to be scheduled a...

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