Issued Date: 08/26/10
Weather conditions both existing and predicted;
Driving, traffic and parking conditions, affecting public and private transportation facilities;
Actual occurrence or imminent possibility of any emergency condition which would make the operation of schools difficult or dangerous;
Inability of teaching personnel to report for duty, which might result in inadequate supervision of students.
The Superintendent shall weigh these factors and shall take action to close
the schools only after consultation with traffic and weather authorities, local
principals, and school officials for neighboring districts. Students, parents,
and staff shall be informed early in each school year of the procedures which
will be used to notify them in case of emergency closing. When schools are
closed for emergency reasons, staff members shall comply with Board policy
in reporting for work.
A teacher, including a teacher on pre-approved leave or other type of leave, shall not be charged with a day of leave for any day on which the teacher's school or the school district is closed due to natural disaster, inclement weather, serious outbreak or contagious illness, or other unexpected event.
In the event schools are closed due to inclement weather or other calamity,
all extra-curricular activities scheduled for those days will be canceled or