Georgia school cancels class because the weather is too nice to keep kids indoors

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While countless young minds have acquired the basics of reading, writing, and arithmetic by studying white chalk on a blackboard, the most formative lessons in life are still best learned from gazing upon white clouds against a blue sky.

Today, children at Calvary Christian School in Georgia are being asked to take a day off from their usual studies on account of the weather. As it turns out, today is forecasted to be just too nice to keep kids cooped up in the classroom, says principal Len McWilliams,

"In the late 1980s, I was calling school off one winter day because of the terrible weather," he told the Ledger-Enquirer. "The thought occurred to me that it would be great to call school off some day because it was too beautiful a day to go to school."

And indeed meteorologists are predicting a disruptively pleasant day in the region, with temperatures reaching a high of 83 ℉ with mostly sunny skies -- ideal conditions for children, and those young at heart, to be reminded of the immense beauty that beckons beyond any four walls.

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