Cincinnati Public Schools announced on Monday that students and staff will be off February 14 to “celebrate” the Bengals’ first Super Bowl victory, revising the academic calendar.
A letter to parents obtained by ESPN read: “We hope that you enjoy Sunday’s Bengal team victory and take this time to be proud of our incredible city and great team.”
It’s not unusual to miss school the Monday after the Super Bowl, CPS board member Mike Moroski told Cincinnati Enquirer. However, this year the school calendar does not include that date, but the district has approved it to continue and make the following adjustments Bengals ‘nasty via Chief of Kansas City in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday.
Other schools in the Cincinnati area said they were likely to close the Monday after Super Bowl LVI.
The Bengals overcame the Chiefs 27-24 in injury time to continue the franchise’s best playoff streak since the 1988 season when they fell San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 23. Cincinnati made their first Super Bowl of the 1981 season, also losing to the 49ers.
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