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School Delays & Closures

Inclement weather or emergency conditions/events happen from time to time and may force a change in the school day.
 
When possible, decisions regarding school delays or closures due to weather-related issues are made by 5 a.m. Notification of changes regarding the school day will be communicated using: (1) School Messenger (phone call & email), (2) District & School Websites/Social Media and (3) Local Radio & Television Media. Messages you may see or hear include the following:
 
SCHOOL CLOSED: When school is canceled for an entire day, the day will be made-up using one of the district's designated "snow make-up days."
 
TWO-HOUR LATE START: All schools and buses will run two hours late. Dismissal will be at the regular time unless otherwise announced. In addition to school starting two (2) hours late, please note the following:
  • NO Breakfast Program
  • NO Before School District Programs (academic, music, athletic, extra-curricular, etc.)
  • NO AM Skills Center Busing
  • NO AM Pre-School (PM Pre-School will run as normal)
  • YES - YMCA Before School Programs will open at 7 am (rather than the normal 6:30 am) unless the YMCA communicates otherwise
EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTE IN USE - SCHOOL ON TIME: Some bus routes will be running on limited service due to inclement weather (snow/icy roads). Snow Route Information
 
EMERGENCY SNOW ROUTE IN USE - TWO-HOUR LATE START: Some bus routes will be running on limited service due to inclement weather (snow/icy roads). Snow Route Information
 
SCHOOL DISMISSING EARLY: Early dismissal may be required due to snow or other conditions that develop during the school day. The message announcing an early dismissal will state if "Regular" or "Emergency Snow Routes" will be used.
 
When schools are closed district/school activities, events and athletic games & practices may be postponed or canceled.