It won’t be long before
winter weather is in the local forecast and school cancellations are
possible.All decisions made concerning
school cancellations will be made with the safety of our children as the top
Please listen to one of the
radio/TV stations listed below for announcements concerning cancellations.Announcements will only be made to cancel
school -- no announcement means school will be in session.As soon as a decision to cancel school is
made, we will call the radio/TV stations and ask them to announce the
cancellation.They usually get the
message out as soon as they receive it.In addition, cancellation information will be posted on the district website
(www.salemschools.net) as soon as possible.
Please do not attempt to call
radio/TV stations or school officials.These calls will only tie up phone lines and cause delays in the
The Salem School District
will also use the AlertNow telephone announcement program to announce school
cancellations and/or early dismissals.School cancellations due to inclement weather will be broadcast at 6:00
a.m.If a decision regarding school
cancellation is made after 6:00 a.m., the call will go out as soon as possible
after the decision has been made to cancel school.If a decision regarding school cancellation
is made in the evening, regarding the next school day, the message will be sent
during the evening. Please help us keep our database up-to-date
by notifying the elementary or high school office if your phone number changes.
The AlertNow broadcast is made as a service to Salem
School District parents.Please do
not depend solely on the broadcast system for school cancellation announcements.Phone problems can occur during
inclement weather and interfere with AlertNow announcements.This system is being used in addition to
local radio and TV station announcements.Parents are encouraged to monitor the radio and TV stations listed below.
Stations will be called in this order.
It is the mission of the Salem Schools to educate all students in a safe environment. Our schools will provide a challenging curriculum promoting higher-order thinking skills, technology skills, and problem-solving abilities through relevant and engaging activities. We will provide the experiences necessary for all students to become responsible citizens.