Remote-learning throws wrench into snow day anticipation
advent of mass remote learning may have inadvertently disrupted the time-honored
tradition of the snow day.
districts on Long Island say a snowstorm will not equal no school the way it
may have in the past.
Riverhead Central School District sent out a letter
saying: "Should we
need to close schools due to adverse weather conditions this school year,
instruction will continue via the full remote model."
Rogers, the superintendent of Syosset schools, told News 12 that it is possible
students will get a day off because they are anticipating some power outages.
He then said the schools “may take advantage of the opportunity to do a virtual
day when we might have otherwise closed for inclement weather.”
Port Washington Union Free School District already decided that if they need to
close Thursday, they will not have a remote day.
students deserve to have a day to go outside and play, to not be on electronic
devices, and to enjoy the beauty of a snow day," said Superintendent Dr.