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What to Expect with Inclement Weather!
What To Expect!
Inclement weatherIn the event Roanoke City Public Schools experiences a delayed opening or an early dismissal due to Inclement Weather, please refer to the following information;

RCPS Administration will determine the extent of the delayed opening and early dismissal based on forecasted weather conditions.

In the event of....
Delayed Opening: Breakfast will be served!
Arrival begins at 9:25 am
Tardy Bell: 9:45 am
Departure: 2:25 pm

Early Dismissal
Every attempt will be made to make contact with ALL Preschool, Kindergarten and 1st grade student's parents/guardians prior to dismissal. 
* Arrangements and planning should be established, by the family, for receiving his/her child off the bus in the event of an early dismissal. 

Potential Early Dismissal Times (dependent on forecast)
Bus Riders: Loading will begin @ 12:20 pm
Car Riders: Immediately following the dismissal of buses from the Bus Loop.

YMCA Magic Place After School Program: This program DOES NOT provide services in the event of an early dismissal due to Inclement Weather. Please plan ahead and make other arrangement for your child's safe return home. 

**Notifying the classroom teacher, secretary and/or school administration of your child's plan is extremely important! We need to know how your child will get home and with whom. BE SURE to  put this information in writing, and include a phone number  for quick contact.