Occasionally, adverse weather conditions or other emergency situations may make it necessary to cancel school, delay the start of school, send students home early or run buses on main/paved roads only. When these situations occur, notice will be communicated to WOOD TV 8, WXMI TV 17, and WZZM TV 13 through the Grand Rapids Area Information Line (GRAIL) to all subscribing area media. GRAIL stations include:
RADIO – AM: WGVU 1480, WJNZ 1140, WNWZ 1410, WOOD 1300, WTKG 1230. FM: WGRD 97.9, WGVU 88.5, WJQK 99.3, WKLQ 94.5, WLAV 96.9, WLHT 95.7, WODJ 107.3, WOOD 105.7 FM, WSNX 104.5, WTRV 100.5, WVTI 96.1.
TELEVISION -WOOD TV 8, WXMI TV 17, WZZM TV 13
Individuals can also call our automated phone system at (616) 696-1204, (press option 1) for cancellation and delay updates.
When school evening activities are canceled, this cancellation also includes all clubs, organizations and extra-curricular events held on campus and scheduled for that evening.
In the event of a 2-hour delay, students will be picked up by the bus approximately 2 hours later than their routine pick-up time. Morning Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) and morning preschool classes will be cancelled.
Campus Kids will be open on days that school is closed and / or delayed unless otherwise noted in school closing announcements.
Buses will not transport students to Kent Career and Technical Center for 1st session when a school delay or cancellation is issued. Students will be given a weather-related absence at KC/TC when we are officially not transporting them. Students who choose to drive personal vehicles to KC/TC on school delays or cancellations assume responsibility for their decision.