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Inclement Weather and Emergency Dismissals

Inclement Weather/Abbreviated Day

An “abbreviated day” schedule will be used by the school district if there are any mornings when street conditions would endanger the safety of students and employees on their way to school. 

  • The decision to designate the day as an “abbreviated day” will be announced by 5:30 am through the APS Website (www.aps.edu), School Messenger, news media (e.g. KOB/KOAT/KRQE TV, KOB radio, 770 AM). 
  • The bus schedule will be adjusted two hours. 
  • No breakfast will be served; however, lunch will be served. 
  • Any scheduled morning meetings with teachers will be canceled.
  • The abbreviated day schedule is: 9:50 am - 2:00 pm.

Emergency Dismissal

Emergency dismissal will be used by the school district if weather conditions develop during the normal school schedule that endangers the safety of students and employees on their way from school. 

  • The decision to designate “emergency dismissal” will be announced through the news media (e.g. KOB, KOAT, KRQE,  770 AM). 
  • Each family will be given emergency dismissal instructions upon enrollment.