Emergency Closing Procedures

If it is necessary to close school for a day or part of a day due to the weather or other emergencies, the following procedures are followed:

  1. The school will attempt to notify all families of school closing delayed opening or early dismissals via an automated phone message system.
  2. All Day Closings: Student and parents are notified by a phone message and announcements over local radio stations.  Our school identification number on Philadelphia stations is 920.
  3. Early School Closings: Parents will be notified of an unscheduled early dismissal by phone message and announcement over the following radio stations:
Station Frequency
Atlantic City
WMID-FM 99.3   FM
  WZXL-FM 100.7 FM
  WFPG-FM 96.9   FM
  WBSS -FM 97.3   FM
  WKTU-FM 98.3   FM
  WMID-AM 1340  AM
  WFPG-AM 1450  AM
Vineland WVLT-FM 92.1   FM

Early School Closings: Students whose parents have been contacted by
telephone or who have written parental permission will be released early.
All other students will remain at the school or be taken to an appropriate
shelter under the supervision of certified staff members.

4.   Delayed Openings:  Staff and students will report to school two (2) hours
later than normal.  Latchkey will be closed in the morning due to weather
conditions.  The school day will not be extended and the dismissal times
will remain the same.