LISTEN: Twas the Night Before Lots of Snow, School Tells Kids They Don’t Have to Go
'Twas the night before lots of snow, a CNY school tells kids they don't have to go in a creative snow day message.
East Syracuse Minoa Central School District Superintendent Donna DeSiato took a page from Clement Clarke Moore, who wrote the Christmas classic, Twas the Night Before Christmas, to inform students school would be closed and on line classes cancelled due to Winter Storm Gail.
"Twas the night before a snowstorm and all through the land,
curiosity was peaking, what might be at hand.
Spartans were wondering, what would the superintendent do?
What would Dr. DeSiato decide, we need a good clue," DeSiato read.
"No Google classrooms and no Google meets.
Step away from the screen and get out of your seats.
Play in the snow and get ready for learning,
because you know on Friday, we will be returning."
DeSiato finished by telling students to "stay home. Be safe and have fun."
Watch DeSiato's full snow day message below.