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Inclement Weather Policy


Admittance:  On rainy or snowy weather days, students from Kindergarten through 2nd grade will enter the lunchroom and be seated prior to going to their classrooms.  Grades 3, 4 and 5 will enter the gymnasium prior to going to their classrooms.   Supervision will be in those locations.  Children who fail to follow the rules during this time will be receiving appropriate consequences.  Please let your children know that they are to come in and take their seats.  Every student should have at least one book to read in his or her book bag at all times.  No toys are permitted.  They will be confiscated.    Students are expected to read or sit quietly during this time.


School Closings will be officially announced on KYW-1060AM and the School District of Philadelphia’s website:  The announcement will state that “All Philadelphia Public Schools are closed or are dismissing at …….”  A specific school will be named only in the event that there is a problem at that school.

Last modified: October 3, 2017