It seems pretty clear now we’re in a no-school-announcement arms race.
This week alone, we had the principal of a Kentucky academy send a video to students announcing the cancellation of classes.
You can’t top something like that.
“Hold my homework,” said the Cumberland, Wis., school district.
Backstreet Boys member AJ McLean’s hit came in 1999. There are no students — except for a senior or two — who were around in 1999.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.