Weather Related Notifications

  • The Iowa City Community School District provides multiple means for stakeholders to find out about late starts, early dismissals, and cancellations. 

    Twitter
    http://www.twitter.com/IowaCitySchools

    Facebook
    http://www.facebook.com/IowaCitySchools

    District Website
    http://www.IowaCitySchools.org
    The District posts an "alert" message that appears on every district and school site.

    TV/Radio
    The District updates multiple local TV and radio stations for these announcements. In addition, the District updates our local cable channel with such alerts.

    Blackboard Connect
    The District uses a service called Blackboard Connect to send phone calls, e-mails and text messages to all families to notify them about a late start, early dismissal, or cancellation. Typically, the system only takes about 30 minutes to send over 25,000 calls and over 12,000 emails.

    District Inclement Weather Guidelines