Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
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school students in the area should be taking exams, but the extreme weather
this week has pushed those tests back. Administrators in Sylvania are doing
what they can to accommodate students while school is closed.
doors were open at Northview High School Thursday so parents and students could
grab what they need to study for exams, which have been postponed to next
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
weather and school closings mean students are missing out on a week of
preparation after having several weeks off for the holidays. For students that
are worried, school officials say they should talk to their teacher to figure
out a way they can get the best test scores possible.
worry about what we cannot control, and that is the missed time," said Assistant
Superintendent Scott Nelson. "If they have a concern, I would encourage
students to talk to their teachers or their principals or administrators and
express that concern to see if there can be any flexibility in helping them
encourages parents to do the same if they have any concerns.