When it is the time of the year when occasionally there will be ice or
snow, which causes hazardous driving conditions.
It is the District’s intention to operate schools only when the roads are safe
for driving.School officials
continuously monitor the weather forecast and begin checking roads well before
After consulting with knowledgeable authorities, a decision will be made
regarding school closings.However,
many times conditions cannot be determined until two or three hours later
because know or ice may move into the area about daybreak.
When possible the decision is made earlier, usually before
Once a decision is made, the radio and TV stations are notified, and the
announcement is put on the air with the news.The announcement is repeated frequently until the normal time for school
If a decision to close schools cannot be made by , school opening may be delayed for an
hour or two.If the announcement is made that the school
opening time will be delayed, teachers will not be at the school until the
announced time.Therefore, students
should no be brought to school until the announced opening time.Also, please be aware that even though the delay is announced, weather
conditions and road conditions may worsen to the point that schools will have to
be cancelled for the day.Parents
and students should continue to listen to the radio or TV for updates.If school is delayed, four-year old morning classes will be cancelled.Afternoon four-year old classes will meet at regular time. (NO breakfast
will be served)
If the radio and TV
stations do not announce school cancellation or delays, students will follow the
The school cannot guarantee the safety of the road conditions at any
time, even during the best weather.
The school administration makes the decision whether or not to operate schools.Parents must make the decision whether or not to send their children to
school during bad weather conditions.
In the event of school closing due to weather conditions, students and
parents are urgently requested to cooperate with school personnel and the local
radio and TV stations in helping to get accurate information widely distributed
as early and as quickly as possible.
The radio and TV stations are anxious to cooperate with the schools in
making these announcements.It is
felt that the radio and TV stations are the most effective medium through which
the announcement can be made, and the cooperation of those stations is greatly
The plan is a
1.Local radio and TV
stations will announce the decision to cancel or delay as soon as it is made.The announcement will be broadcast no later than on the day concerned provided school personnel can get the message to
radio and TV stations.
2.The announcement will be
made often.Students, parents, and
other persons concerned are requested not to telephone anyone-the
superintendent, principal, teacher, radio or TV station.This request is made in order to avoid having the telephone lines tied up
so that those responsible for making the decision can communicate with each
3.If a radio or TV stations
is not available, the student or other person concerned is requested to get the
information from a friend.
cooperation in following this plan will be greatly appreciated.
All Days missed due
to snow or other extreme weather conditions must be made-up.This district will not schedule make-up days for students on Saturday’s.