Tornado warnings one day, snow a few days later! Be prepared—winter is bound to make itself known, so check out Wentzville's school closing information.
Notifying parents when school is closed is important, and the Wentzville School District has a number of ways to make sure that parents (and all those kids cheering in the background) get the news: Makeup Days This year, the district is trying something new with make-up days. Six days—Feb. 15, March 4, April 1, and May 28, 29, 30—have been designated as possible make-up days. These dates are already listed in the district calendar as not being in session. However, if a school day is canceled then school will be in session on those days. If there are less than six snow days used, the last day of school will be no later than May 30.
With fewer schools registering for the event, parent company Renaissance St. Louis said the decision was necessitated.
Renaissance St. Louis, the parent 501(c)(3) company of the St. Louis Renaissance Faire, has announced on its website that it will not offer a Student Day at this year's event. The Faire is held annually in Wentzville's Rotary Park. Student Day is generally held on a Friday during the Renaissance Faire's run, and school groups are invited to attend an abbreviated festival day with special educational programs in addition to a selection of professional stage acts and merchants and a jousting performance. The organization says that last year's (2011) Student Day had a limited number of school participating because of budget and transportation expenses, and extra snow days added to the schedule. This year, RSL staffers say, the financial …