Weather Emergency Schedule
Snow Days will remain the same for the 2020-2021 school year. Specifically, suppose KSD cancels in-person learning due to inclement weather. In that case, we will follow the current school calendar, and the cancellation will be a traditional snow day for in-person and at-home or virtual students. The communication protocol will remain the same.
This decision was made because, during inclement weather, we often experience power outages, and online classes may not be possible. If we use all of the snow days (six) included in the 2020-21 school calendar, we will consider transitioning inclement weather days to all virtual days.
We will suspend the two-hour late start process this school year due to the current schedule.
Families will receive a phone call from the District (using our Blackboard/robocall system), announcing the decision to cancel school. The successful delivery of this phone call is dependent that there is accurate contact information for each student.
You may listen or watch for announcements on radio/TV. Please note that stations report this information at various times and in various formats and that stations may change their participation. School closing is also posted on the websites for many of these stations including: KMOX-AM 1120, KSDK Channel 5 (NBC), KMOV Channel 4 (CBS), KTVI Channel 2 (Fox) and KPLR Channel 11 (CW).
NO ANNOUNCEMENT MEANS SCHOOLS OPERATE ON REGULAR SCHEDULES.
The decision to implement the weather emergency schedule is made by Dr. David Ulrich, superintendent of schools, with the safety of students and staff as top priority. In his absence, the decision is made by an assistant superintendent.