SCHOOL DELAYS & CLOSINGS
The decision to delay the opening of school because of inclement weather is dependent upon busing from each of the school districts. Parents and students should listen for the school opening time and follow the time of their respective districts.
All delay/closing information is distributed in three ways. The first is entered from a secure site linked to www.wfmz.com. Whatever the school enters is displayed to Channel 69, www.wfmz.com and all the radio stations listed below. You are strongly encouraged to set up text alerts on www.wfmz.com. The second is the school communicate this information according to your preference of voicemail, text message, email (or any combination of the three), according to your set preferences in OptionC. Finally, we will send out an email using Constant Contact.
An announcement for St. Thomas More is made on the following radio stations:
WAEB – AM 790
WAEB – FM B104
WLEV – FM 100.7
WFMZ – TV CHANNEL 69
In the event of a two hour delay in opening, no lunch will be served.
Notice of EARLY DISMISSAL is broadcast on the radio by the name of respective SCHOOL DISTRICTS. Students riding a bus home will be dismissed according to the school district in which they reside. Students who walk home or are picked up by car will be dismissed according to St. Thomas More School dismissal time. Please do NOT call the school office for this information as it ties up phone lines and districts are unable to call the school.
On emergency school closing days, Extended Care will close two (2) hours after St. Thomas More School’s dismissal time.