(WBIR) With another chance of winter weather heading our way for next week, school districts are keeping a close eye on their calendars.
10News checked with several districts in East Tennessee and Kentucky to see how many days each have left.
As of January 31, Blount, Hancock, Grainger, Greene and Monroe Counties each can only take one or two more snow days without having to make changes to their calendars.
Meanwhile Knox County Schools have already used five of their eight designated days.
On the other hand Cocke County Schools had five days built-in to allow snow days, but they've already used ten so far this school year.
Now, more snow days wouldn't necessarily mean a shorter summer for all students. Several districts have designated in-service or teacher development days they could switch to a full school day if necessary. In addition, some of the districts we talked to said they'd look at getting rid of a few spring break days before they would touch summer vacation.
At the time of this story, we hadn't received a response from Jefferson, Campbell, Anderson, Union, Sevier County schools.
District snow day tallies as of January 31:
- Bell County, KY: 22 built in, Thursday was their 13th snow day
- Blount County Schools: 9 available days; Friday was their 8th snow day.
- Cocke County: 5 snow days built in; they've already used 10 so far. District official said additional days will be added to the end of the school year.
- Cumberland County: 13 days total; 10 have been used.
- Fentress County: 13 available days and have used 10 so far. Said their policy will be to delete spring break days before extending the school year.
- Greene County: 9 designated days; have used 8 snow days so far. However, district said it has two more staff development days they could switch to a full school day. One is in February and one is in May.
- Grainger County: Have used 9 of 10 available snow days
- Hamblen County: Have used 7 of 13 available snow days
- Hancock County: Have used 12 of 13 available snow days
- Knox County: Have used 5 of 8 available snow days. Have one administrative day left on the calendar that could be switched to a full school day if necessary.
- Loudon County: Have used 5 of 11 available snow days.
- Maryville City School: Have used all three of their available snow days.
- McMinn County: Have used 6 of 11 available snow days.
- Monroe County: 2 days left for snow days; but also have 4 stockpiled days left.
- Morgan County: Have used 8 of 11 available snow days.
- Roane County: Have used 8 of 11 available snow days. District official said they'll add any additional snow days to the end of the school year.
- Scott County: Have used 9 of 13 available snow days.
Jefferson, Campbell, Anderson, Union and Sevier County schools have yet to respond with their snow day tallies.