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Dates chosen for make up days in Somerset

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After seeking preliminary Board of Education approval, the Somerset School District administration has decided how to make up the most recent day lost to inclement weather on Friday, Feb. 21.

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District administrator Randy Rosburg announced in a letter to parents that students will attend school for full days on March 7 and April 4, which had been scheduled as early release days.

“We understand that family plans may already be in place for March 7, and understand if students may be absent for the afternoon,” Rosburg said.

March 7 is the Friday before spring break, which is March 10-14.

At the February Board of Education meeting, it was decided to hold classes Friday June 6 and Monday June 9 at the middle and high schools. This allows the district to make up the two days lost to inclement weather earlier this year.

This also permits the middle and high schools to make up the necessary number of instructional hours required by the Department of Public Instruction. The elementary school students will have class June 6 in order to meet the DPI’s 175-day requirement.

“Please note that if we have additional inclement weather days this year, the calendar may be adjusted again,” Rosburg said.

 
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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts and Somerset. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her husband Mike and daughter Carolina.  
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