Because the safety of our students and staff is critically important, Noblesville Schools has a comprehensive plan that is executed every time there is a consideration of a school closing or delay due to weather conditions. We understand that our decision affects families and staff in a variety of ways. With that in mind, we are sharing the following information about the decision making process:
While everyone may not agree with the decision made, we wanted to share some of the rationale that is considered.
Typically, decisions to delay school are based on factors such as:
Typically, decisions to close school are based on factors such as:
We also use the National Weather Service wind chill chart to study temperatures/wind chills and length of time allowed outside before frostbite is a risk. On extremely cold days, outdoor recesses and activities may be cancelled even if school is in session.
Notifications regarding weather delays and closings for Noblesville Schools will be communicated through the following means:
· Parent/staff email through the email address on file
· Parent/staff phone call through the phone number on file
· Parent/staff text through the cell phone number on file
· Noblesville Schools Facebook page
· Noblesville Schools Twitter page
· Local TV media outlets