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[VIDEO] Best School Closing Announcement Ever In NC?

Michael Ulku-Steiner and Lee Hark announced school closing via Youtube
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The administrators at Durham Academy posted their school closing announcement yesterday via video. We added it to our weather newsfeed/blog, but think it's so good, it deserves its own post.

http://youtu.be/HhtqjdUi0nw

Head of School Michael Ulku-Steiner and Assistant Head of School/Upper School Director Lee Hark made the announcement via Youtube.

The post has gone viral. Overwhelmingly positive response...but a few negative: "Not sure how I feel about school officials making announcements like this.  Is it to appeal to millenials?  Seems so unprofessional to me.  But I guess I'm old fashioned."

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