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Washington School Bellingham Christian Cancels Classes Because Of Good Weather

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You are about to wish you went to school in Washington state.

This week, the Bellingham Christian School in Bellingham, Wash., made plans to cancel school because the weather was going to be good.

In a letter to parents of students at the school, the principal said that the school would likely be taking an off day so that everyone could enjoy the weather.

“Typically we cancel school for bad weather, so why not have some fun and cancel school due to fabulous weather?” Principal Bob Samson said. Childcare would still be provided at the school if it was closed, Q13 Fox reported.

Here is the full letter:

To celebrate an exceptionally nice day of the spring season, to promote positive school culture and just for fun, Bellingham Christian School has decided to cancel school due to good weather.

Typically we cancel school for bad weather, so why not have some fun and cancel school due to fabulous weather?  For us Washingtonians, it’s just as significant we figure.  Our student body and staff are looking forward to a nice day to bask and play in the spring sun, which may end up happening May 2nd, and if not then we will hope for May 3rd.  We encourage the students to get outside and play.

If tomorrow, May 2nd, has clear skies in the morning and if weather.gov has a forecast of 63 degrees or higher, we will cancel the school for the whole day due to good weather.   Wahoooo!  If we don’t cancel school on the 2nd, we will look to the forecast for the 3rd and cancel school Friday.

Mr. Sampson, the school’s principal, will make the decision to cancel school by 6:30 AM.  The notice will be posted on the school’s website, www.bellinghamchristianschool.org, and the inner school Sycamore website.

There are so many heavy things that go in our world, it’s nice to celebrate, relax and share joy with many.

Since we’ve had no snow days, we are able to make this cancellation and still have more than enough state allocated hours for the year.   Additionally, childcare will be provided at the school, should there be some parents who are unable to have a place for their children to go.

Sources: Q13 Fox, Daily Of The Day


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