we face weather and other emergencies, every attempt will
be made to keep students in school in order to avoid situations
where children are sent home while parents are at work.
There are times, however, when it is absolutely necessary
to close a school or all of the schools. The decision is
based primarily upon the consideration of student welfare
sometimes ice and snow starts to fall either at the break
of day, after buses are on the road, or after school is
in session. In addition, emergencies can occur during the
school day which require the closing of school. For example,
heat or electricity may be lost or malfunctions could occur
in the water system.
becomes necessary to close school after the day has begun,
we will notify all media as soon as possible. Generally,
once the announcement is made, it takes over one hour to
staff the buses. For this reason, and because we have so
many children to load, the dismissal times which are announced
are always approximate. In addition, road conditions may
result in buses moving very slowly.