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Inclement Weather Procedures

Inclement Weather Procedures
Please review information below regarding three school closure situations due to weather or other reasons:
  • School closure
  • Delayed start
  • Early release
Please note:

In general, GVA Northglenn will follow Adams 12 School District for school closures during inclement weather.  However, there is always the chance that an issue arises unique to our building/school, so be sure your contact info is up to date and check our Facebook page and GVA Northglenn website so we successfully communicate with you in case of emergencies.


School Closures Due to Weather, Road Conditions:
  • Decisions about weather-related school closures are made by 5:30 AM.
  • Parents and media outlets are notified immediately.
  • Parents and staff will be notified by email and through the automated phone system.  Our Facebook page  HomeworkNow and GVA Northglenn website will also post information.  Please keep your email and phone information current.
  • Media outlets notified: Parents may tune in to local television stations to find out about school closures.
  • Village Square Program:  When schools are closed, Village Square (Before and After School Care) will be closed.

Delayed Start of Schools Due to Weather, Road Conditions:
If bad weather or questionable road conditions exist, GVA Northglenn may implement a delayed start of 2 hours.
  • Delayed start decisions are usually made by 5:30 AM.
  • Parents and staff will be notified by email and through the automated phone system. 
  • Our GVA Facebook page, HomeworkNow  and GVA Northglenn website will also post information.  Please keep your email and phone information current.
  • Drop off and arrival times are 2 hours later than regular arrival times for students being dropped off by parents or walking to school. Do not arrive earlier.
  • Village Square will open as normally scheduled for students attending these programs.
  • School dismissal times will remain on regular schedules, including parent pick-up times.

Early Release of Schools Due to Weather, Road Conditions:
If the weather suddenly changes to adverse conditions, GVA Northglenn may decide to release students early. Parents are urged to develop a plan for the possibility of their student’s early release home.

Parent notification:
  • When GVA makes a decision to close schools earlier than the regularly-scheduled release times, parents will be notified by phone, email, HomeworkNow, as well as updates on our Facebook page and GVA Northglenn website.  Please make sure family contacts and telephone numbers are current. In addition, media outlets will have information about early release information.
  • Village Square (Before and After School Program) will not be available after school if schools release students early for INCLEMENT WEATHER or EMERGENCIES.  Pre-scheduled early release days will include Village Square services.

Media outlets notified include:
  • Channel 4 (CBS4/KCNC Denver)
  • Channel 7 (7 News KMGH)
  • Channel 9 (9 News KUSA)
  • Channel 13 (Fox 31)