The school system accounts for the last two of the five days lost during January's snow/ice storm.
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced Monday evening that the school year just got one day longer, closing the book on makeup days for January's snow/ice storm. Friday, April 22-- Good Friday-- and Friday, May 27 will be school days for students. This means that some graduation schedules have been adjusted. The new graduation dates will be announced Tuesday, March 15th. May 27 becomes the last day of school for students. Makeup days previously announced by the district were Feb. 21, March 14 and May 26. Jan. 10-14 were the days cancelled because of the inches of snow and ice that shut down virtually all of Gwinnett County and other parts of the Atlanta area.
Five fun things to do with the kids on snow days.
It's Day Two of "Snowpocalypse 2011." You and your children have watched every single Dora episode, built a snowman, and now the kids are even bored with the Wii. Now what? Here are five fun ideas to help pass the time until those kids are back in the classrooms: Snow Painting: Take some empty spray bottles, fill them with water and a couple drops of food coloring. Bundle up the kids and let them use the snowy sidewalks as a canvas. Put on a Puppet Show: We all have mismatched socks. One gets lost in the dryer. Or maybe you got a hole in the heel. Use them to make puppets. You can also use paper lunch bags if all your socks have mates. Decorate the puppets with buttons for eyes, yarn for hair, or just use markers. Make a stage out of an …