Lawmakers OK Pilot Program To Replace Snow Days With Online ClassesThe idea is to turn snow days – or days off school due to extreme cold, or heavy snow – into so-called “e-learning days,” when school districts could provide online instruction to students.
Principal Announces School Closing with Frozen Parody
Schools Balance Pros And Cons Of Closing For Winter WeatherWhen it snows -- as it did Monday night and Tuesday morning -- and when temperatures are expected to be brutally cold, school administrators across the Chicago area have a big decision to make: whether to call off school.
Another Snow Day For Many Schools, Thanks To Power OutagesMore than 1,000 students from Orland Junior High School and High Point Elementary School were among those getting an extra snow day on Wednesday.
Dog Sled Demos: Chicago's Snow Fun In The WintertimeIf this winter is anything like the snowbound, blizzard bonanza we’ve had in year’s past, we may all need to travel by Siberian Husky powered dog sleds before spring! Our family has had four huskies/husky mixes over the years and they are wonderful family dogs. There's something to be said for curling up by the fire with a pack of big, furry dogs, to keep warm on those three-dog nights.