Winter,Ice

Cold weather, icy conditions keeping kids indoors during recess

February 2, 2017
in Kids

BOISE - Many elementary schools in the Treasure Valley seem to have encountered another problem. All this snow, combined with the cold weather, has caused many playgrounds to freeze and become icy. It’s forcing many students to stay inside for recess. KTVB contacted about a dozen elementary schools Wednesday, many of which have had a number of indoor recesses this winter because of the cold temperatures and icy conditions. "Once they get here to our school we have to think about where can they be on campus, where they're safe, and what point do we say ‘oh we're not going to play outside because too much cold, too much snow, too much ice equals indoor recess,'" Cecil Andrus Elementary Principal Peggy Ellis said. West Ada School District policy is if...

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