Emergency Closing \ Early Dismissal Information \ Parent Notification System

  • SCHOOL CLOSING \ EARLY DISMISSAL \ DELAYED OPENING FOR STORMY WEATHER   

    Parents should make arrangements with neighbors or other responsible individuals to receive and care for the children in the event of an early dismissal. (CHILDREN ARE TO BE INSTRUCTED BY THE PARENTS EXACTLY WHAT THEY ARE TO DO IF THIS SHOULD OCCUR).

    AFTERSCHOOL ACTIVITIES ARE CANCELLED DURING AN EMERGENCY CLOSING.

    PARENTS ARE TO PROVIDE AN UP-TO-DATE EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBER OF A DESIGNATED ADULT WHO WILL ASSUME CARE OF THE CHILD WHEN THE PARENT IS NOT AVAILABLE.

    BUSES WILL ARRIVE APPROXIMATELY 90-MINUTES AFTER THE SCHEDULED TIME ON DELAYED OPENINGS DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.

    MULTI-MEDIA POSTING OF STORMY WEATHER ENTIRE DAY SCHOOL CLOSING/EARLY DISMISSAL EMERGENCY SESSION

    PARENT NOTIFICATION SYSTEM
    A phone call to the primary telephone number informing parents/ guardians, email, text message, and notification on the district mobile app.

    CHANNEL 12 - NJ NEWS NETWORK
    Announcements begin at 5:30 a.m. and are displayed at the bottom of the television screen during their regular morning programming.

    DISTRICT WEB SITE ANNOUNCEMENT and SOCIAL MEDIA
    Notice of school closings will be posted on the Clifton Board of Education website, www.clifton.k12.nj.us, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

    CHANNEL 7 ABC NETWORK
    Announcements are provided during their regular morning program beginning at approximately 6:00 a.m.

    Note: The Board of Education, the TV stations, or the Police Headquarters MUST NOT BE CALLED FOR INFORMATION regarding school closings! PLEASE COOPERATE!

District Regular Session / Early Dismissal / Delayed Opening School Starting and Ending Times

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