Emergency School Closing/Delay/Early Dismissal Policy
Emergency School Closing/Delay/Early Dismissal
The following is a list of the emergency options used by Richmond Community Schools. Please, discuss these with your children and plan what to do in each instance.
All Richmond Community Schools' Schools will be closed. No Buses will run.2 Hour Delay
2 Hour Delay
Richmond Community Schools, including Child Care programs, will have a 2-hour delay in starting school
Buses will run 2 hours later than usual. Pick-up points and announced dismissal times will remain the same.
No School Breakfasts will be served
Richmond Community Schools including Child Care programs, will dismiss students early. Listen for notification on local media.
Whenever possible school closings and delays will be sent to these stations before 6:30 am.
|WFMG (Hits 101.3)||101.3 FM||WRTV||6||42|
|WHBU||1240 AM||WISH TV||8||8|
|WQLK (Kicks 96)||96.3 FM||WXIN (Fox 59)||59||n/a|
|WLW||700 AM||WCTV||n/a||11, 20, 21|
|WHIO||1290 AM||School Watch (700 WLW)||12|
|WMUB||88.5 FM||WCPO Cincinnati|
|WLBC (Backyard Broadcasting)||104.1 FM|
|MAX||93.5 FM, 96.7 FM|
|WERK||101.7 FM, 104.9 FM|
Please Plan Ahead
Make plans for alternative child care.
Listen to the weather forecast the night before.
Allow extra time in the morning, to listen to the radio or television station of your choice in the list above.
If your children ride the school bus, have them dressed and ready to go. The bus may be running behind schedule because of road conditions.
If you wish to drive, watch for school buses. Remember to allow extra distance for stopping, reduce your speed and be prepared for buses to stop to pick-up or let students out.
If early dismissal of school is necessary, the announcement will be made on the radio and television stations listed above.
Consider keeping a battery operated AM/FM radio in your home in case of electrical outages.