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Students get say in how school closings announced

On Wednesday, Anderson County Schools superintendent Dr. Tim Parrott turned to social media to have students come up with an idea for, and to produce a video to announce the school would be closing on Thursday due to snow.

On Wednesday morning, Dr. Parrott tweeted a challenge to students in the district that read :’ “I need your help to make a video about being safe during bad weather…[The] winning video will be used to call off school the next time…Students I need your help to make a video about being safe during bad weather. Winning video will be used to call off school the next time. Rules: nothing dangerous, in good taste, 20 seconds long, end video with “this is the reason ACS will be closed tomorrow. use # ACSsnowday”

Dr. Parrott offered a $25 gift card to the best video.

Ultimately, four winners were chosen, all of which you can see at links in this story on our website..

https://twitter.com/ShannonWilder20/status/953702144909238272/video/1

https://twitter.com/rphillips4ever/status/953734171456933889/video/1

https://twitter.com/Jordanbowling13/status/953732146044243968/video/1

https://youtu.be/w2HZ_3yn7v8

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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