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Bangor School District extends school year to June 10:

By Joe McDonald, WFMZ.com Reporter, news@wfmz.com
Published On: Feb 24 2014 11:30:28 PM CST
Bangor School Board
BANGOR, Pa. -

Bangor Area School District students will lose two days off from school for the Easter holiday, thanks to the winter that just won’t quit.

The school board Monday night approved a plan to make up two lost snow days by holding classes on April 17 and April 21. The school district made up for a third day by holding classes on Presidents’ Day.

“Let’s hope we don’t have more (snow) days yet,” said Superintendent Frank DeFelice. The district has already lost nine school days because of snow and had another 22 hours of late starts, he said.

It’s been a rough winter for the district.

“Since January, very few weeks have been a full instructional week,” he said. “Late starts have really messed things up.”

The school year had been originally planned to end on June 2, but that date has now been extended to June 10.

“We can’t add any more days,” the superintendent said.