For the safety of students and staff, sometimes our schools remain closed. If weather conditions dictate that there will be no school, a decision to keep the schools closed is usually made by 6:00 a.m.
Parents with students in school receive a direct call, text and/or email from our auto-call system (Infinite Campus) since that is the fastest way to communicate with thousands of parents at one time about a school closing.
Please note: parents set their contact preferences for communications in Infinite Campus (learn how in this video). In the preferences section, please be aware that school closures are communicated as a General Notification. As a reminder: If you have a new phone number or email address, please update your information in the Infinite Campus parent portal or contact your school’s secretary to update the portal.
Announcements are also sent to local T.V. and radio stations, please tune to local stations such as these rather than call the school directly: WAPL-105.7FM, WIXX-101.1FM, WHBY-1150AM, WKFX-104.9FM, WTAQ-97.5FM/1360AM, WWWX-96.9FM and WGEE-93.5FM; and WBAY-TV2, WFRV-TV5, WGBA-TV26, and WLUK-FOX11. If other school events, such as concerts or sporting events are also cancelled because of weather, they are typically communicated through these stations as well.
The District’s website and Facebook page are not our primary way to communicate school closures, so we ask parents to listen to the auto-call messages or tune in to the radio and T.V. stations listed for the timeliest updates.