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How we communicate emergency closings and delays

November 7, 2019

With snow in the forecast, now is a great time to go over how we communicate weather-related changes to the school day.

Cancellations, delays or early dismissals are posted on the school district’s website at and announced via Blackboard Connect automated calling system. Please ensure your child’s building office has your most recent contact information so that the school can reach you by automated phone call.

We will also post notifications to our district Facebook ( and Twitter ( pages.

School closings are also announced on the following local TV and radio stations: WSDE (1190 AM); WRVE (99.5 FM); WYJB (95.5 FM); WFLY (92.3 FM); WGNA (107.7 FM); WGY (810 AM); WYJB (B95.5);  WRGB Channel 6, TWC Channel 9, WTEN Channel 10, WNYT Channel 13, WXXA FOX23, as well as the Times Union website (

It is best to rely on more than one source of information when it comes to weather-related announcements. This is particularly true in situations that involve power outages, which can affect the district’s ability to send electronic notifications. Emergency preparedness agencies have advised that residents have access to a battery-powered radio so that they can receive information if other communication channels are unavailable.


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