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This Awesome School Canceled Classes Because the Sun Came Out

Liz Dwyer

You know those gorgeous sunny days where you're stuck inside working, so you console yourself by remembering that it'll be sunny on the weekend, too? Those don't come too often in the Pacific Northwest where weeks can pass without a hint of sun. Last Friday's forecast of no rain and 70 degree temperatures led the principal of Bellingham Christian School to cancel classes so the students and staff could have some fun. He said it would "promote positive school culture." Someone give him a raise!

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  • Emily Summerlin
  • Becky Slogeris
  • Emily Howard
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  • Meghan Neal

    Yes! I've always thought business should do this too. Or better yet, find a way to use laptops outside in the sun and have a whole productive day outside.

    • Zachary Slobig

      Patagonia has a standing rule at its headquarters in Ventura, California: if the surf is up, work can wait.