Emergency Closing Procedure

Written by Mr. Simpkins on .

RICHLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT 88A

1919 Caton Farm Road

Crest Hill, IL  60403

815-744-7288

November 2017

Dear parents and community members,

            In the event it becomes necessary to cancel school due to weather, or some other emergency situation, every effort will be made to make the decision as early as possible and communicate that decision with the community.  The decision will be communicated using the Blackboard Connect telephone message system.  In addition, parents, students and community can access information regarding school closing through the following venues:

Television Stations:                                        Radio Stations:

Channel 5                                                        AM: WJOL

WGN                                                              

Fox Chicago                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

            School closings are available through most media outlets in the greater Chicagoland area.                                                                                                                                                

            You can also access school closing information from the Internet by going to www.emergencyclosings.com , www.d88a.org , or by calling school 815-744-6166,  815-744-7288, or 815-725-8391 hit #6 and follow the prompts to the school closing information.

Please keep this letter for future reference.

Sincerely,

Mr. Joseph Simpkins

Superintendent