snow day


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snow day

n
US a day on which heavy snow makes it impossible for children to attend school
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He created a snow day announcement video to the tune of Vanilla Ice's "Ice Ice Baby" while donning a snow cap with his three-year old son and one-year-old daughter bouncing on his lap.
My enforced snow days did have some benefits: n For the first time in years I got to the very bottom of the washing basket.
There will only be so many snow days in a pupil's childhood and it's important that they get out there and experience nature and the great outdoors.
Students in my neighborhood really want a Snow Day!!!
Do an e-mail blast to all your clients offering them a Snow Day Special.
(After you hit send on a celebratory snow day status on Twitter, naturally.)
Winter may be a tad less wintery 200 miles south of my hometown, but snow days are still the best ones of the year.
When my 10-year-old son was assigned several hours of work (on the ninth snow day), it was difficult for him to concentrate because he heard our neighborhood children sledding down the hill in our backyard--which also is the best sledding hill on our block!
Nevertheless, I added this information to the file folder, and there it sat until my unofficial snow day. I decided to see if I could find a story behind the image.
But despite the interruption to daily life the storm has brought, Jerusalem residents have made the most of the wintery climate, turning the Old City into a slushy mix of Shabbat preparation and snow day shenanigans:
I believe that Charles and I, cocooned by the snow day and blissfully ignoring the clock, were not only going through the motions of engaging with music (and with each other through music)--we really took the time do it properly.
The event, dubbed "Snow Day," was the brainchild of organizer Neil Bergquist and his friends, who said that they wanted nothing more than to have a big snowball fight-a task that was made difficult by the fact that the city has barely seen even flurries this winter.