When weather conditions call for program closure, we will issue either a Code 1 or a Code 2 alert. Families can receive this information through the AlertNow notification system, calling the main switchboard (330) 477-5200, checking our website, WHBC 1480-AM radio, or WEWS-5 television.

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  CODE 1
Stark DD Adult Programs will be open but there will be no bus services. School will be closed for students attending Stark DD schools, Eastgate and Southgate, and the Plain Local School programs. Code 1 means that clients may be present if transported to and from the facilities by private individuals.

For support staff: All non-transportation staff including school staff will report to work as usual. Bus Drivers and Bus Riders will not work.

For professional staff: All Adult Program staff will report to work as usual. School staff will not report to work
  CODE 2
Stark DD will be closed. Code 2 means that the entire program will be closed for all clients/students and staff. Some staff in the Buildings and Grounds department may be scheduled on a code 2 calamity day for the purposes of snow removal.

2 Hour Delayed Start
Transportation routes for school age and adult programs will operate two hours later than regular pick-up times. Return home times will remain the same. Early Intervention services scheduled after 10:00 am will continue.
All preschool classes (Eastgate and Taft) will be canceled. School age (RSSS and Avondale) programs will begin two hours later than regularly scheduled.  Adult Services facility-operated programs will begin two hours later. Individuals working within supported employment enclaves are to work and Board van transportation is provided to the work sites. 
Nursing Services on a 2 Hour Delayed Start:
Tube feedings will be initiated upon arrival.  The nurse will notify parent or provider of any schedule adjustments.