year extremes of weather cause PCS to consider closing school or
modifying the school day. The Superintendent, or the designated
representative, is authorized by the Board of Education to make these
In the event of
closure or the modification of the school day for emergency reasons,
such announcements are made through television channels 2, 7 and 22; and
on local radio station WPTW.
If a one or
two hour delay of the start of the school day is called, the start of
school services and the school day is delayed for one or two hours.
Schools may adapt the class schedule within the shorter school day.
kindergarten students, if there is a two-hour delay, morning students
attend school from 11 a.m. to 12:35 p.m., with bus pick up times running
two hours later and bus drop off running one hour later than usual.
Afternoon kindergarten students attend school from 1:30 to 3:05 p.m. Bus
pick up times run one hour later than usual but drop off time is the
same as usual. Preschool students follow the same schedule as
kindergarten classes. In the event of a one-hour delay, morning
kindergarten students arrive one hour later than the usual start time;
dismissal is at the usual time. Afternoon sessions are not affected.
comply with Ohio law regarding the number of calamity days permitted in
a school year, make-up days in Piqua City School District may take
place in 2013-14 on June 2.3,4,5, and 6.