In the event that District 230 needs to close school because of inclement weather or some other emergency, check these sources for information between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.
WGN AM 720 and WBBM AM 780
CBS 2, NBC 5, ABC 7, WGN 9, FOX 32, and CLTV News
The district will send an “all call” phone message to families announcing a school closing. In the event of an early dismissal due to an emergency, this message will be sent to all emergency contacts provided in Skyward. It is important for families to provide accurate information during the registration process.
Late Start Due to Inclement Weather
The school district may institute a Late Start in the event that weather conditions warrant a delay to the start of the school day, but not a school closing. The same transportation and school schedule that is used on Late Start Wednesdays would be implemented. The same communication channels listed above would be utilized to annouce a Late Start Due to Inclement Weather.
A decision to cancel athletic competitions, co-curricular contests, concerts and other school events schedule on a day when the school has been closed will be made later that day.