Parents are rejoicing — and children mourning — the fact that school starts in just a few short days.

In Weber and Davis school districts, classes start Tuesday, Aug. 20. In Ogden and Box Elder districts, they start Aug. 26, and up in Morgan, Edupocalypse 2019 kicks off Aug. 27.

That means, depending on where you live and when you’re reading this, you’ve got somewhere between five and a dozen days left to cram in all those fun things you’d intended to do as a family over summer vacation.

Need a few last-minute ideas? Here are 12 solid suggestions of things to do before the summer slips away, in no particular order:

-- MARK SAAL, Standard-Examiner

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