Inclement Weather Procedures

  • The decision to implement Barrington 220's inclement weather protocol will be made after carefully assessing a given weather situation. The safety of our students is at the forefront in the decision-making process. In the event of inclement weather, the Superintendent of Schools will implement one of the following three scenarios:

  • How Dismissal Decisions are Communicated

    We will always post information on our website and social media pages and send recorded voice messages to parents’ phone numbers regarding altered dismissals due to inclement weather. Our emergency notification system automatically imports phone numbers from school records. Therefore, it is very important that you keep your contact information current on the school’s records. We want you to receive important messages, so please make sure your phone numbers listed in your student’s Infinite Campus records are accurate. Click here for more information about how to update your Infinite Campus contact information

    You may also learn about school closings by tuning in to one of the following:

    AM Radio

    WMAQ-670
    WBBM-780
    WGN-720
    WRMN-1410
    WAIT-820

    FM Radio

    WCLR-FM-101.9
    WXET-FM-105.5

    Television Stations

    WGN-TV 9
    CBS -TV 2
    NBC-TV 5
    Fox -32
    CLTV-48

    Reopening of school will not be announced, but the closing announcement will be made each day as necessary. In the unlikely event that the decision is made to dismiss students before the end of the school day, radio and TV stations will be notified, and the automated phone calling system will be activated to inform parents directly.

    Severe Cold Response Plan

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