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Ridgewood
Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336

Calamity Day Procedure Letter from Mr. Masloski

Snow Day Procedures
Our decision to close school due to weather is based solely on the safety of our students and staff. We utilize data from multiple sources such as weather reports, local and state road conditions as well as contact with area school superintendents when closing school. We will use a variety of communication avenues when delaying or closing. We will post closings and delays on our school district app as well as our website www.ridgewood.k12.oh.us . We will also utilize our call system. School closings and/ or delays will be notified if possible the prior evening or by 5:30 a.m. It is important to update any changes to your phone with our Central Office at 545-6354. In addition, closing and delays will be reported to the following radio stations WTNS, WTUZ, WJER and television stations WHIZ, NBC4, 10WBNS and ABC6/Fox.
 
Calamity Day Plans (Blizzard Bags)
Pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code section 3313.482, the board of education of Ridgewood Local Schools hereby authorizes the following plan to allow students of the district to access and complete classroom lessons in order to fulfill up to a maximum number of hours that are the equivalent of three schools days because of the closings of schools for any of the reasons specified in sections 3313.482. This plan will go in effect for Day 6, 7 and 8 calamity day. The calamity day plan (blizzard bag) will be made available for students to access online or as a paper copies (blizzard bags) lessons. If the teacher is utilizing a paper lesson, it will be sent home prior to day 6, 7 or 8 snow day. All of the assignments will be posted on our website at www.ridgewood.k12.oh.us. Students without access to a computer shall be permitted to complete the posted lessons at school. Students will be granted two weeks from the date of reopening to complete the lessons. We will provide access to computers in our buildings before, during or after school in order for the students to the complete the assignment. Students that were given paper copies (blizzard bags) will have two weeks to complete the lesson from the date of reopening. If you have any questions regarding our Calamity Day Plan (Blizzard Bag), please contact your child’s teacher, building principal or superintendent.
 
Student Make-Up Day
February 17, 2020
It is our intent not to go beyond June 1 with student days. Click Here to view the letter.

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