School Closings and Delays

In the event it is necessary for the Director of Schools to close schools, delay the start of the school day, or close schools early due to inclement weather or other emergencies, announcements will be made via:


  • School Messenger (the electronic communication telephone calling system) 

     If your telephone number has changed, contact the school office so the system information may be updated.


  • Social Media Outlets

               Facebook (

               Instagram (

               Twitter (


  • Radio Stations

               1380 AM WYSH

               107.7 FM WIVK

               100.3 FM WNOXs

               97.5 FM WJXB

               103.5 FM WIMZ

               102.1 FM WMYU


  • Television Stations

               TV-6 WATE

               TV-8 WVLT

               TV-10 WBIR


  • Newspaper

               Knoxville News Sentinel 


When schools are closed...students do not attend, all school-sponsored activities are canceled, and any after-hours activities requiring the use of the buildings are canceled.