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March 4, 2014

Wake County announces new snow makeup days

Wake County's traditional-calendar students will see their school year extended a day to June 12 and the year-round schools will have a makeup day this Saturday, March 8.

Wake County Superintendent Jim Merrill announced at today’s school board meeting when students will make up the March 4 snow day.

Merrill said traditional-calendar schools, who account for the majority of Wake’s 153,000 students, will see the end of their school year extended a day to June 12.

Students on tracks 1, 3 and 4 at the multi-track year-round schools and the single-track year-round schools will have classes this Saturday, March 8.

The modified-calendar students will have classes on March 12,

The N.C. State STEM Early College and two single-sex leadership academies will have classes March 17.

The Wake Early College of Health and Sciences will have classes March 24

Below are the makeup days for the earlier snow days:

• Traditional-calendar students have classes on March 28, April 21 and June 11.
• Year-round students on tracks 1, 2 and 4 have classes on April 26 and May 3.
• Modified-calendar students have classes on March 10, March 11 and April 21.
• Early college and single-sex leadership academy students have classes on April 21, May 29 and May 30.

Also this upcoming Friday, March 7, will now be a full day of classes instead of an early release day.

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