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It's been an unusually tough winter in East Tennessee, giving many school districts some unexpected days off. But those days have to made up.

Many school districts build snow days into their calendar, by starting early or staying late every day.

10News checked with many area school districts in our area, to see if they had used more snow days than they planned, and how they will make those days up. Here's the list of those districts that got back to us with the information so far:

  • Alcoa – built in 10 days, used 6
  • Athens - will make up extra snow days by extending the school day by 30 minutes each day for six weeks, from Monday, March 10 - Friday, Apr. 25. Students from Athens Middle School will be in class from 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. All other students will attend class from 8:05 a.m. - 3:35 p.m. The schedule won't change for Pre-K students. School will still be closed on Friday, Apr. 18 for Good Friday.
  • Barbourville, Ky. – built in 9 days, missed 11, the two extras will be added to the end of the school year, which puts their last day on May 23
  • Bell County, Ky. – built in 22, missed 20, last day of school is May 30
  • Blount County – built in 9, used 9
  • Campbell County – built in 13, used 10
  • Claiborne County – built in 11, used 15. They made up one already on Feb. 17. They will make up the additional days on March 24-26 by taking three days away from spring break.
  • Clinton – built in 10, used 6
  • Cocke County – built in 5, used 14. Three staff development days (Feb. 17, March 17, Apr. 21) will be used as instructional days and five days will be added to the end of the school year, which makes the last day May 30, not yet sure how the latest day will be made up
  • Corbin, Ky. – did not build in any days, used 11, a couple of in-service days will be used to make up 2 days, the rest will be added to the end of the school year, last day of school currently is May 22
  • Cumberland County – built in 10, used 15, three staff development days (March 14, Apr. 21 and May 21) and two days of spring break (Apr. 14 & Apr. 15) will be used as make-up instructional days
  • Fentress County – built in 13, used 12
  • Grainger County – built in 10, used 12. Went to school on Feb. 17 to make up one, a staff development day on March 21 will make up another, they will make up the staff development day on May 6
  • Greene County – built in 13, used 11
  • Greeneville – built in 8, used 9, made up the extra by going to school on Feb. 17
  • Hamblen County – built in 13, used 10
  • Jefferson County – built in 10, used in 12, the school system is considering adding two days to the end of the school year to make up those days, but hasn't made a final decision
  • Knox County, Tn – built in 8, used 9, will use March 14 to make up the extra day and use Apr. 21 as a back-up if needed
  • Knox County, Ky. – built in 5 days, used 26, will make up five days from spring break, an in-service date in March will be moved to a Saturday, they've asked the legislature to allow them to not be required to make up 10 days, three additional days will be added to the end of the school year making the last day of school June 19
  • Lee County, Va. – built in 5 days, used 17, used a staff development day on Feb. 17 to make up one, still working out a plan for the rest
  • Lenoir City – built in 9 days, used 7Loudon County – built in 11 days, used 7
  • McCreary County, Ky. – built in 27 days to the end of the school year (based on their five-year average of missed days), used 21, last day of school is June 10 (explainer: they "build in" the days by adding them to the end of the school year at the beginning of the year, if they need them they use them, if they don't students will get out earlier)
  • Middlesboro, Ky. – used 5 days, added them to the end of the school year, which makes the last day May 27
  • Monroe County – built in 9, used 10, one staff-development day will be used for instruction and the staff development day will be moved to the end of the year
  • Morgan County – built in 11 days, used 12, one day added to the end of the school year, which makes the last day May 27
  • Oak Ridge – built in 3, used 3
  • Oneida – built in 13, used 9
  • Pineville, Ky. – used 7 days, built in 3, will go to school on Feb. 17, March 20 & March 21 instead of being off and add one extra day to the end of the school year
  • Roane County – built in 13, used 10
  • Scott County – built in 13, used 13
  • Sevier County- built in 13, used 13, students went to school on Feb. 17 to add another inclement day and students will go to school on a planned staff-development day on March 14 to have another available. That staff-development day will be rescheduled on June 4
  • Sweetwater – built in 9 days, used 7
  • Union County – built in 10, used 12, two in-service days (Apr. 21 and one in May)
  • Williamsburg, Ky. – built in 5, used 12, don't know how they will make them up yet, waiting to see if they'll get any relief from the state legislature
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