Emergency Delays, Closings, and Dismissals
In order to simplify BASD's emergency preparedness procedures for our staff, students, families, and community, we have made considerable updates to our Emergency Delay, Closing, and Dismissal communications procedures effective December 1, 2020.
Additionally, NEW FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR, we ask that you please review any closing messages thoroughly for information regarding Flexible Instructional Days including Cycle Day and other pertinent details. Finally, if we close due to weather or another emergency on a Wednesday under our current hybrid instructional models, we will NOT use an FID. Rather, we will continue to follow our modified Wednesday schedule with synchronous (virtual) learning in the AM and asynchronous learning in the PM.
Heavy snowfall, other serious weather conditions, or other emergencies may make it necessary to delay openings, close schools, or dismiss early. In such cases, Boyertown Area School District will utilize our Infinite Campus Messenger Service to notify our staff, our families, and our communities via text, email, and telephone.
Because the distribution of messages through IC Messenger can take some time due to the volume of messages being sent, we will post a pop-up message to all district homepages and update the district's Facebook pages and Twitter. Please note that the pop-up messages and social media posts may appear prior to receipt of IC Messages. Finally, we will use the following additional media outlets to complement our emergency preparedness procedures.
Reading WEEU - AM (830)
Philadelphia KYW-AM (1060) - District #893