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ABOUT DELAYED START, EARLY DISMISSAL AND
CLOSING OF SCHOOLS
closing of schools for emergency reasons creates many problems for all of us.
procedure and information is presented so that parents will have clear
if a situation necessitating the closing of schools should arise.
decision to close schools for emergency reasons is made only after careful
deliberation of the
situation. The decision of whether to close schools or keep them open reflects,
our concerns for the safety of our children, the obligation to maintain the
instructional programs and the personal inconvenience that may arise in such
will be made over local radio and television stations when inclement
dangerous conditions or when other emergencies make it necessary to DELAY the
time, DISMISS school earlier or to CLOSE schools for the day.
DO NOT CALL THE SCHOOL.
ARE MADE ON ALL LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS!
SCHOOL STARTING TIMES
starting time for schools will be delayed 2 hours (120 minutes) on mornings when
make roads temporarily hazardous. When warming or clearing weather is forecast
additional time is needed by highway crews to plow and cinder roads, the schools
2 hours later than usual. If the parent/guardian feels that the area where they
live has not
addressed by highway crews appropriately and a potentially unsafe situation
ultimately make the decision whether or not they should send their children to
cases, students will be marked with an excused absence.
dismissal will be at the regular time for all students.
STARTING TIME MODIFIED STARTING
A.M. 9:05 A.M. 11:05
P.M. 1:00 P.M. 1:55
9:05 A.M. 11:05 A.M.
High 8:00 A.M. 10:00
hazardous weather conditions develop during the day, school may be dismissed
usual. When it is necessary to close schools early, the secondary students will
The kindergarten and elementary students will be released as soon as buses are
making the secondary trips.
weather conditions deteriorate during the day, parents should anticipate an
Parents are urged to make plans in advance to care for children who will be
from school at an earlier hour. Secondary schools will be dismissed at 12:00
schools at 1:00 P.M. A.M. Kindergarten will be dismissed at 10:40 A.M. and
be no P.M. Kindergarten. Arrangements will be made to care for children who are
up by their parents until the parents arrive.
CLOSED: RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS NOTIFIED
SCHOOL FOR THE DAY, DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR OTHER
SITUATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION
WARM K 590 Scranton, 24 hours
WBAX K 1240 Wilkes-Barre, 24 hours
WKRZ K 1340 98.5 FM Wilkes-Barre Begin 6:00 AM
WILK K 980 Wilkes-Barre, Begin 5:30 AM
WGBI K 101 FM Scranton, Begin 6:00 AM
WNAK K 730 Nanticoke, Begin 6:00 AM
WEJL K 107 FM Nanticoke
WEAY K 92 FM Scranton
WWDK 105 FM Scranton
WICK 1400 AM Scranton
WBRE Channel 28
WYOU Channel 22
WNEP Channel 16