For students, snow days can be a blessing. After all, there is a reason there are many superstitions aimed at making it snow enough for school to be canceled. 

But the Frederick County Board of Education might make a change to snow days that makes them less fun for students. 

The board recently discussed the idea of virtual classes on snow days, where students have assignments that can be completed while at home. 

There are complications and questions unanswered about how virtual classes would work that the board will consider before making a decision. 

Education and food reporter Katryna Perera joins producer Heather Mongilio to talk about the possible schedule for next school year overall. Then the two discuss some of the benefits and challenges virtual classes would present. 

City editor Allen Etzler, who attended Frederick County Public Schools, joins Mongilio later to also discuss the classes. 

Etzler also offers a look ahead to some of the stories in The Frederick News-Post. 

Finally, Perera joins Mongilio once again, this time to discuss the different food, often pork, a lot of pork, that she tried while vacationing in the Philippines. 

A new episode of Frederick Uncut comes out every Tuesday.

Podcasts are posted on and are available via iTunes, Google Play and other podcast apps.

Follow Heather Mongilio on Twitter: @HMongilio.

Heather Mongilio is the health and Fort Detrick reporter for the Frederick News-Post. She can be reached at

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