• RCS Snow Plans
     
    Rockingham County Schools

    Inclement Weather Procedures

    *** NEW FOR 2015-2016 ***

    When an announcement is made that schools are closed, the procedures below will be in effect. The announcement will be made on the RCS District website at www.rock.k12.nc.us, on the RCS Facebook/Twitter pages, an RCS Alert Now phone message, on local TV or radio stations and on the RCS Weather Line at 623-1385.

    Plan 1:

    §    Schools closed for students.

    §    Optional Workday for teachers, teacher assistants and other 10 month employees.

    §    Child care opens at 9:00 AM.

     

    Plan 2:

    §    Schools closed for students.

    §    Annual leave day or holiday for teachers, teacher assistants and other 10 month employees.

    §    Child care is closed.

     

    Plan 3:

    §    Schools are closed.

    §    No school employee should report unless they are called in for specific purposes.

    §    Child care is closed.

     

    “__” Hour Delay:

    §    Schools operate on a “__” hour delay; with option to close.

    §    Employees should report at time noted - review your options.

    §    Child care opens at 9:00 AM.

     

    Early Release:

    §    Schools close at specified time.

    §    Employees review your options.

    §    Child care closes at 4:00 PM.

     

    Snow Routes:

    When snow routes are noted, buses will not travel on unpaved roads.

     


    When Bad Weather Hits…

    §    No announcement means that school will operate on a regular schedule!

    §    If we have to make an inclement weather call, the announcement will be made on the RCS District website at www.rock.k12.nc.us, on the RCS Facebook/Twitter pages, an RCS Alert Now phone message, on local TV or radio stations and on the RCS Weather Line at 623-1385.

    §    The decision to close school or to operate on a delayed schedule will be announced by 6:00 AM., if possible.  The announcement will designate what plan to follow.

     §    If bad weather begins after school is in session, school may be dismissed early to permit student to get home before roads become too dangerous.  Again, please check the RCS District website at www.rock.k12.nc.us, the RCS Facebook/Twitter pages, local TV or radio stations or the RCS Weather Line at 623-1385.

    Important Weather Announcement Locations:

    RCS District Website - www.rock.k12.nc.us
    RCS Twitter Page http://twitter.com/RCS_NC
    RCS Weather Line - 336-623-1385

    TV Stations - WFMY (News 2),   WXII (News 12),   WGHP (Fox 8)

    Radio Stations WLOE 1490 AM,   WMYN 1420 AM &    WFDD 88.5 FM
     
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Last Modified on December 4, 2015