LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The forecasted snowfall and frigid temperatures means thousands of students will enjoy a day at home Thursday.

The Lee’s Summit School District announced Wednesday morning that due to inclement weather, Thursday, Dec. 22 will be changed to a virtual learning day for all students.

A spokesperson for the school district said the majority of students who have finals scheduled will take the tests when they return to school following winter break.

The day is the first alternative method of instruction for the district this school year.

Park Hill announced it will also move to virtual learning on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Raymore-Peculiar and Belton school districts canceled school on Thursday because of the snow and dangerous cold.

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