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No school, there’s ‘Ice, Ice Baby!’

No school, there’s ‘Ice, Ice Baby!’

North Carolina's Durham Academy's Michael Ulku-Steiner and Lee Hark announce that school will be on closed Feb. 13th. Photo: YouTube

Sometimes a snow day is so special that a Vanilla Ice parody rap is the only way to announce it. No school, there’s ice ice baby.

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