Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The district joins other schools that closed following a winter storm watch on Tuesday afternoon.
Wyandotte Public Schools have canceled classes for Wednesday due to weather conditions. The district joins other area schools that closed following a winter storm watch that went into effect Tuesday afternoon. As a general practice, extracurricular activities aren't necessarily canceled on snow days. "It depends on whether we can get the parking lots and sidewalks cleared later in the day," superintendent Carla Harting said. Wyandotte has canceled classes once this school year, back on Jan. 28, because of "concerns about ice on the sidewalks and students walking to school." Check the Wyandotte Patch Facebook page throughout the day for weather updates. You can also get traffic updates on the Wyandotte Patch commute page. Want to know what…
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Wyandotte Public Schools was among a handful of area school districts that remained open on Friday. Some students and parents liked that, while others didn't. What's your take?
Friday, February 8, 2013
School Superintendent Carla Harting said many issues are considered before making the call.
With winter weather in full force, officials at Wyandotte Public Schools must assess each snowfall to determine when closing schools is essential. In response to an inquiry from Wyandotte Patch, school Superintendent Carla Harting provided a written explanation of how those decisions are made. District Closing Decision-Making in Wyandotte School safety is our primary concern when we decide to close schools. We make our decision with the students, parents, and staff members’ safety in mind. We will always try to provide information to parents as soon as possible, so they can make alternate arrangements if needed for child care. Conditions reviewed before closing are: Weather conditions are monitored throughout the previous evening and into …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The ice and snow that closed Wyandotte Public Schools and hundreds of others throughout southeast Michigan on Monday soon will be a mere memory, but not for long!
The week got off to a slick, sloppy start in southeast Michigan, but those who don't relish shoveling snow and scraping ice are in luck: Temperatures are expected to approach 60 degrees Tuesday. The area, including Wyandotte, will have swung from being under a winter weather advisory Sunday to experiencing springlike temperatures and rain showers over the course of just two days, according to the National Weather Service. The mix of snow and freezing rain that began Sunday and lasted overnight into Monday morning forced Wyandotte Public Schools and hundreds of others in the area to close. However, the high Monday was expected to hit 47 degrees, according to the NWS. The forecasting agency said temperatures will continue increasing to a …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Many Wyandotte students will have the day off Monday.
Wyandotte Public Schools have canceled classes Monday due to weather conditions, according to WXYZ. Wyandotte canceled classes because of "concerns about ice on the sidewalks and students walking to school," the district said in a text message. The district joins other area schools that closed following a winter weather advisory that began around 7 p.m. Sunday in Wayne County. Need ideas on what to do with the younger kids today? Read 5 Things to Do with Children After a Snowfall. Tell us in the comments' section below: What are you doing with your kids today?
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The two special education centers are the only buildings within Wyandotte Public Schools affected by the closure at this time.
Wednesday classes are canceled for students at Wyandotte's Jo Brighton Skills Center and Madison School. The two special education centers are the only buildings within Wyandotte Public Schools affected by the closure at this time. Check media reports Wednesday morning for the latest closures.