• DelaysFAQ

    Where Can I Find Delay & Cancellation Notices
    Please consult television or radio reports, the home page of the website and/or our newsline at 724-443-7575. Click here for the entire list of resources.

    What criteria does the district use to decide to delay or close?


    Road Conditions
    During winter weather, the superintendent consults local weather reports, the national weather service, reviews road conditions, police reports if any and with the bus company.

    Temperature
    The National Weather Service has a criteria for each county in PA for calling a Wind Chill Advisory.  If the Wind Chill (combination of real temperature and wind speed) is -10 degrees Fahrenheit or lower in Allegheny County, the National Weather Service issues a Wind Chill Advisory. When there is a Wind Chill Advisory during morning pick-up time, school will be delayed if temperatures are predicted to rise during the day.  If there is a Wind Chill Advisory that will persist all day, then school may be canceled.  Early dismissals for any reason other than an extreme emergency will be avoided if possible
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    Important Message to Parents
    Be sure your child is dressed appropriately for winter weather. Parents should use their discretion when considering the safety of their children.

    What if a Two-Hour Delay is Issued?
    Bus pickup and school opening is delayed by two hours. Lunch will be served.

    What is the Modified Kindergarten Schedule?

    Morning Kindergarten will meet from 11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Afternoon Kindergarten will meet from 2-3:45 p.m.