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Weather Emergency Information

Parents, staff and students, it is important to note that if no message is given for Edmonds School District by TV, radio, websites or voicemail, then our schools are operating on a normal schedule. Every effort will be made for the information to be available from the following sources no later than 6:00 a.m. the day of a possible schedule change.

• Listen or Watch area radio and TV stations for a message about Edmonds School District (individual schools are not listed).

• Log On to http://www.schoolreport.org/ or www.edmonds.wednet.edu.

• School Messenger: The District may utilize its emergency notification system to leave messages for parents with phone numbers available in our student records system.

• District Switchboard: 425-431-7000 (from 5:15 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

• Schools: Your child’s school may provide updates on its phone system.

Possible adjusted schedules and what they mean:

Schools Closed

• All schools and programs are closed for one day.

• All after-school activities, all evening events at district buildings (including non-district events), and athletic practices are canceled. For athletic games and events, contact coaches.

• School days lost for weather closures must be made up. See the June calendar page for the designated make-up days.

Two Hours Late

• Classes begin two hours after a school’s regular start time.

• No A.M. kindergarten

• No A.M. special education preschool

• No A.M. preschool co-op or developmental kindergarten transportation

• All student activities (after-school athletics and academic clubs) take place as scheduled unless otherwise notified.

• Students will be dismissed at the regular dismissal time unless otherwise announced.

Two Hours Late, Limited Bus Transportation

• Same as under “Two Hours Late”

• Students will ONLY be picked up and returned to the stops listed on the 2009-10 Limited Bus Transportation Routes.

SCHOOL IS A SAFE PLACE

In a weather emergency, the best place for your child to be is at home with you. Since what’s best is not always what’s possible, we want you to know that school may be another option. When school and bus transportation are delayed because of weather, our schools will be open at the regular time. If you can accompany your child to school safely, he/she will find welcoming faces there. Each school will be prepared to provide supervision when school is delayed and before regular instruction begins. A caution: Crossing guards will not be posted at intersections until the school begins its delayed schedule. Some intersections may not be guarded if road conditions are very hazardous and threaten the safety of our crossing guards.