Emergency Information

Bad Weather
You may check the UPSD status and other school districts at the Public School Emergency Communication System. PSECS.

A recorded message should also be called out regarding school closures and late starts.
Radio and TV stations broadcast news of schedule changes from 6-8 a.m.



Emergency Plans
Each family needs a plan to provide care and transportation for students in case of bad weather, road conditions, or other emergencies altering shool hours or bus schedules and routes. The school district and news media information systems have been improved to give parents school closure or deleayed opening news faster.


Types of Announcements

  • Schools Closed- All schools will be closed for one day, and all meetings, field trips and after-school activities postponed or canceled.

  • Schools Open Late- Schools will open one or two hours late and will be dismissed at the regular time, unless otherwise announced in updates.  On these days there will be no AM ECEAP, AM PreSchool, AM Kindergarten, and no out of District transportation.

  • Schools Open, Emergency Schedule- Limited bus service because of ice or snow coated roads, or thawing.

  • Schools open, no transportation- Parents/ guardians must transport students to school.
Last Modified on October 14, 2008