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School Closure Information Due to Inclement Weather
School Closure Information Due to Inclement Weather
Darrel Kohlman
Monday, October 26, 2020

School Closure Due to Inclement Weather

Factors Considered

  • Safety of Students
    • Bus Riders
    • Students That Walk
    • Students Transported by Others
    • o   Students Driving
  • Road Conditions
    •  Township Roads
    • County Blacktops
    • Highways
    • In Town
  • Type of Weather
    • Snow
    •  Ice
    • Temperature
    • Wind
    • Other
  • Timing of Weather
    • During School Hour
    •  Evening
    •  Early Morning
  • Type of Closure
    • Delay
    • Closure
    • Early Dismissal

Procedures

  • Continually Monitoring Weather/Forecast
  • Drive Roads
    • Between 4-5 am
      • Other times during day as needed
    • All types of roads throughout the district
    • Superintendent and Transportation Director
  • Discuss with Other District Administrators
  • Collaborate with Area Superintendents
    • Conference Call at 5 am or other times as needed
    • Emails, Text, Calls
  • Once Decision is Made to Close Schools Information Will be Sent via
    •  NC Mobile App
    • Social Media
    • Radio and TV Stations
      • Local and Topeka

In the end parents/guardians have the final decision on whether they feel it is safe to send their students to school.

If you have questions please contact Superintendent Darrel Kohlman at dkohlman@usd115.org or 785-336-6101