STAY TUNED DURING BAD WEATHER
Winter weather or unexpected emergencies can create situations during the year requiring early dismissal and/or the closing of school. Weather conditions are the most obvious of situations. When poor weather threatens, you should tune into one of the many radio stations that carry closing and dismissal announcements. Parents and guardians are urged to listen to the radio or television. Please do not call the Transportation Department, your school office or the radio stations directly. It is important that the phone lines remain open to provide efficient communications.
Listen to the following stations for information:
- WVLI (95.1 FM)
- WIVR (101.7 FM)
- WXNU (106.5 FM)
- WYKT (105.5 FM)
- WGFA (94.1 FM)
- WONU (89.7 FM)
- WKAN (1320 AM)
- WGN (720)
- WBBM (780)
Emergency situations (problems dealing heating, electricity, water, or weather related situations) are impossible to predict. The staff does everything possible to notify you in advance to avoid students being left unsupervised or locked out of their homes.
It is important that you establish with your child the procedures you would like followed if he/she comes home and finds no one there. Your child should know in advance about telephoning you, using a hidden key, or staying with an approved friend or neighbor.
In the event that an emergency arises, please make sure your child knows your family's emergency procedures and provide your child's school emergency information to the school office at the beginning of each school year and whenever your information changes.