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 retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.