muhl school board 300POWDERLY, Ky. (2/27/14) – Snow days may be fun for students, but this year, the bad weather has created a real headache in deciding how and when to make up the days missed.

Wednesday night in a special session, the Mulhenberg County School System Board of Education addressed the issue and reached a final decision on what should be the last day of school for the 2013-2014 school year.

Ed McCarraher, Director of Pupil Personnel addressed the meeting, telling board members that after an extensive survey of teachers, parents' input, other factors, the decision was made to extend the school year calendar to Jun. 2 for students, and Jun. 3 for teachers.

However, if the county does get more bad weather, as is being predicted right now for Sunday and Monday, McCarraher noted that each day missed would be added on to the calendar day by day.

"We worked our day on a 170 day calendar," McCarraher said. "We did do a survey as to whether teachers and other staff members would like to extend the school year to June 6 and be done with it, or to make it up adding 27 minutes to each school day. Adding the minutes daily was the clear choice."

Paul McRee
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7564

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7310

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 3404

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3400

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 2363

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10815

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7605

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 26, 2015 2280

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 2238

Large Necklace on Rearview Mirror Lands Driver in…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1768

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1424

Two Central City People Jailed on Meth Charges

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1225

Veterans Honor Veterans

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1093

‘Remembering Those That Paid All’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1023

Bremen Man Charged with Concealed Brass Knuckles…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 1007

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 903

Teenager Injured during Multiple Rollover…

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 648

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News