Snow day announcements take on a new “tune”

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EDMOND, Okla -- Randy Decker is the Human Resources Director for Edmond Public Schools. It is among his duties to let the 2,700-plus faculty members know of impending snow days.

Edmond teachers, administrators and staff wait anxiously for their phone to ring. Randy's snow day robo-calls have become so popular here, he now gets requests.

"There are a few out of my range. Someone asked for 'Ice Ice Baby.' I'm not sure I'm ready for that version yet," Decker said.

Randy began singing school cancellations about five years ago. The former church praise and worship leader has become a bit of an Edmond legend.

"They save it on their iPhone for spouses. I save mine. My kids want to hear what I do."

He makes parodies of popular tunes...everything from Bing Crosby to rock and roll.

"I sang a bit from foreigner. Cold as ice."

Randy Decker probably won't win any singing competitions. But in Edmond, he's won the hearts of his colleagues. A friendly voice to warm the soul on an otherwise, cold, miserable winter day.

"Make em laugh and have a little fun," Decker said.

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