|Emergency Closing Notification|
School is canceled on Monday, March 16th, 2020 - Thursday, April 30th, 2020 at Adler,Butterfield,Copeland,District Office,Highland and Rockland.
Would you like to receive a notification via email when the schools are closed? Use the Parent Email Registration feature on
any of the School Sites.
How is the decision to close school made?While it is always a goal to have students in school, when safety is an issue, there is no compromise to placing children at risk.
With that in mind, when there is a forecast of inclement weather, television and radio stations, as well as reports from the National Weather Service and Weather Channel, are monitored.
When heavy snow or extremely cold temperatures are predicted, superintendents in neighboring school districts begin planning as early as 4:30 a.m. the morning of, or sometimes even the night before a storm. Communication is maintained with District 70's bus company representatives and the district's maintenance/snow removal crews as well.
Please understand that there are many factors that go into making the final decision because D70 understands canceling school may be inconvenient for students and parents, as well as teachers and staff.
The decision involves:
When a decision is made to close schools, D70 families will be informed in several ways: