Wednesday, March 3, 2010

School Board To Discuss Snow Day Make-Up

The Putnam County board of education meets Thursday afternoon to discuss a variety of topics -- including how best to make up the days that schools have been out because of the snow. There are thirteen snow days built into the calendar, but officials say they've had to cancel classes for fifteen days so far this winter. That means at least two full days will have to be made up. Among the options being considered is one that would add some extra time to the beginning and end of each school day. Suggestions to shorten the spring break and to have classes on Election Day have also been made. The board will also talk about the school calendar for the 2010-2011 school year and will discuss a possible zoning plan for the system. The board meeting begins at five.