FCPS: Snow Makeup Day Will be Feb. 17

Snow Makeup Days Chart/Credit: FCPS

Tuesday’s cancellation for Fairfax County Public Schools was the fourth snow day of the 2013-14 school year, so the school system is now in make-up days mode.

According to the FCPS calendar, the first snow makeup day will be Feb. 17, which was scheduled to be the President’s Day holiday for for the school system.

Every year, FCPS  includes three extra days on the academic calendar in the event of closings due to inclement weather. School was canceled on Dec. 9 and 10 for snow, and again on Jan. 7 due to single-digit cold.

Virginia law states that students in public schools must attend classes for 180 days of the year.

With more than six inches of snow expected to fall in Northern Virginia Tuesday, what happens on Wednesday?

FCPS officials will make that call later Tuesday. But in case you are keeping track – if school is canceled Wednesday, then students will attend on April 7. That date was a previously scheduled teacher workday.

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