Me: "Oh, and if school should be canceled or late, don't come here expecting to test. Safety first."Flash forward to a dark morning illuminated by flashing blue and red lights. Locked gates to the parking lot. Frantic and gleeful students shouting the rumor du jour. Administrators sending them home--for now--because somebody thought it would be funny to... well, you can guess the rest.
Students: "But Mr. Anderson, the weather's improved, and the forecast is good."
Me: "Yeah, well, there could be a freak storm or something."
Students: "Not really."
Me: "Sure, but you never know what can happen."
All I'll say is that I'm surprised it didn't make The Olympian's website. Yet.
Update: And now it has.