School Delays and Closures

Delayed Opening & Early Dismissal

Family Notification

The district will take the following steps to notify families in the event of a change to the school schedule:

Honeywell Instant Alert Messages are delivered by way of a family's main phone number on file with the school district. The Honeywell system also allows for additional devices (cell phone, work phone) to be added by a family to their account. In order to receive the messages on these other devices, please visit the Honeywell Instant Alert page and review the instructions for adding devices and checking the accuracy of information already on file. It is highly recommended that families review their account before the winter season arrives.

Web posting
A banner will appear across the district's website with information regarding the situation. In the event of a delayed opening or early dismissal, be sure to consult the website; additional details will be posted here that are beyond the message scope of Honeywell. In the event of a wide-spread emergency encompassing a large service area for Honeywell, it is possible that voice and data messages could be delayed in the company's queue. Routinely checking the website is a good practice during known emergencies.

Local media sources
The district will provide information to local TV channels.

Social media Depending on the nature of the schedule change, the district may also post to Facebook and Twitter.

Elementary Schools
elementary dismissal

District Closure
All classes for all schools are cancelled for the day. All before school, after school and evening activities and programs are cancelled.

Community School Delayed Openings, Early Closings and School Closures 
Early Dismissal related to After Care:
 If the school closes early due to inclement weather, warm or snow, or for any other reason, after care will be closed. During hybrid schedule, on half days (early dismissal), after care will not be open. 

Related to Preschool: Delayed Openings, Early Closings and School Closures 
Preschool will have a delayed opening, early closing or school closure due to weather or emergency when Glen Rock Public Schools does. Announcements related to these situations will come via a Honeywell call. The Preschool Director will send an email. 

Please note the following for Delayed Openings: 
2 & 3 Year Old Classes cancelled for the day 
Pre-K Class in session with delayed opening 

Please note the following for Early Closings: 
2 & 3 Year Old Classes dismissed at 11 am 
Pre-K Class dismissed at 12 pm

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