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INFO ABOUT DELAYED START,
EARLY DISMISSAL AND
EMERGENCY CLOSING OF
closing of schools for emergency reasons creates many problems for all of
us. The school
district procedure and information is presented so
that parents will have clear guidelines for
action if a situation necessitating the closing of
schools should arise.
A decision to close schools for emergency reasons is made only after careful
deliberation of the
The decision of whether to close schools or keep them open reflects,
foremost, our concerns for the safety of our children,
the obligation to maintain the continuity of
our instructional programs and the personal inconvenience that may
arise in such situations for
all of us.
Announcements will be made over local radio and television stations when
conditions or when other emergencies make it necessary to DELAY the
starting time, DISMISS school earlier or to CLOSE
schools for the day.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL
MADE ON ALL LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS!
DELAYING SCHOOL STARTING TIMES
starting time for schools will be delayed 2 hours (120 minutes) on mornings
conditions make roads temporarily
hazardous. When warming or clearing
weather is forecast or
when additional time is needed by highway crews to
plow and cinder roads, the schools will
begin 2 hours later than usual. If the parent/guardian feels that the area
where they live has not
been addressed by highway crews appropriately and
a potentially unsafe situation exists, they
must ultimately make the decision whether or not
they should send their children to school.
these cases, students will be marked with an
will be at the regular time for all students.
TIME MODIFIED STARTING TIME DISMISSAL
9:05 A.M. 11:05 A.M. 12:55 P.M.
1:00 P.M. 1:55 P.M. 3:35 P.M.
Elementary 9:05 A.M. 11:05 A.M.
Middle/Senior High 8:00 A.M. 10:00 A.M.
When hazardous weather conditions develop
during the day, school may be dismissed earlier
than usual. When it is
necessary to close schools early, the secondary students will be dismissed
first. The kindergarten and
elementary students will be released as soon as buses are available
after making the secondary trips.
When weather conditions deteriorate during the
day, parents should anticipate an early
are urged to make plans in advance to care for children who will be arriving
home from school at an earlier hour. Secondary schools will be dismissed at 12:00
elementary schools at
1:00 P.M. A.M. Kindergarten will
be dismissed at 10:40 A.M. and there
will be no P.M. Kindergarten. Arrangements will be made to care for
children who are usually
picked up by their parents until the parents arrive.
SCHOOL CLOSED: RADIO AND
TELEVISION STATIONS NOTIFIED
CLOSING SCHOOL FOR
THE DAY, DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS OR OTHER
SITUATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION
Station WARM K
590 Scranton, 24 hours
Station WBAX K 1240
Wilkes-Barre, 24 hours
Station WKRZ K 1340
98.5 FM Wilkes-Barre Begin 6:00
Station WILK K
980 Wilkes-Barre, Begin
Station WGBI K 101
FM Scranton, Begin 6:00 AM
Station WNAK K
730 Nanticoke, Begin 6:00 AM
Station WEJL K 107
Station WEAY K 92
Station WWDK 105
Station WICK 1400 AM
WBRE Channel 28
WYOU Channel 22
WNEP Channel 16