Aptakisic-Tripp CCSD 102

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Emergency Closings

District 102 uses an automated telephone system/email alert to advise families and employees of a school closing. In the event of severe weather or some unforeseen emergency, district administrators will send out an automated phone message to all families and employees informing them of the situation. This phone call can also be followed by an emergency email alert. In order to receive these alerts, your phone numbers and email addresses must be up to date.


District 102 subscribes to the Emergency Closing Center. This system allows schools, organizations, and businesses to reach all major information outlets with just one phone call or on their website, and helps radio and television stations report them efficiently and quickly. The Emergency Closing Center is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Parents, students, and employees can check the status of a facility the following ways:
Go to their public website at www.emergencyclosings.com and search for the facility (your child’s school) by typing the name and city or by the main phone number of the facility. 
(PES 847-353-5700; TES 847-955-3600; MMS 847-955-3500; AJHS 847-353-5500)

Call 847/238-1234 from a touch-tone phone and enter the main phone number of the facility.
Sign up for personalized email notification of your facility’s status at:

www.emergencyclosings.com


Closings will be broadcast on the following radio or television stations:
RADIO - WGN Radio 720 AM, WBBM Radio 780 AM
TV - CBS Channel 2, NBC Channel 5, ABC Channel 7, WGN Morning News, Fox 32, or CLTV News
 

Emergency Early Dismissal – If for some reason school must be dismissed earlier than normal, every attempt will be made to contact parents. No child will be sent home unless such contact is made and a safe place for the child to go to is identified. Without such contact and assurance, children will be kept at their home school or at another district school until normal dismissal time.

 

Decisions made by 5:30 a.m.

When possible, decisions to close or delay the start of school will be made by 5:30 a.m.

When District 102 schools close, generally everything closes including all extracurricular activities, after school programs, community education activities including youth and adult classes, Early Childhood programs, and all non-district events.

Concerned about decisions to keep school open?
If you disagree with a decision to hold school on a day when you believe the weather is hazardous, you are encouraged to keep your child home. Please contact your child’s school’s absence line to report the absence as an excused absence.
 
Cold weather procedures
If the wind chill, according to the National Weather Service, is 35 degrees below zero or colder at 5:30 a.m. and predicted to remain that low or become worse, school may be cancelled. Elementary school students are expected to go outdoors for recess, unless the wind chill factor falls below –5°F.
  
District Office
1231 Weiland Rd.
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-353-5650
847-634-5334 Fax

Aptakisic Junior High
1231 Weiland Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-353-5500
847-634-5347 Fax

Meridian Middle School
2195 Brandywyn
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-955-3500
847-634-4229 Fax
Pritchett Elementary
200 Horatio Blvd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-353-5700
847-215-3259 Fax
Tripp Elementary
850 Highland Grove
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
847-955-3600
847-215-3268 Fax
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Aptakisic-Tripp Community Consolidated School District 102 does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities in the admission or access to its programs or activities. We invite individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to contact the Superintendent's Office (847).353.5660) at least 48 hours before the scheduled meeting time.