School Delays and Closures

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The Vanguard School will make weather adjustments at a minimum to match the Harrison School District 2 (D-2) decisions on whether to close or delay opening.  The Vanguard School may choose additional actions based on conditions that affect our staff and families across town.

In the event of bad weather on a day The Vanguard School would normally be in session but D-2 is not, the Executive Director or her designee will make the decision and will announce closure or delay on local radio and television stations.

Delay or closure information can be found by accessing:

  • Television: Stations (see list below)
  • Text Message: You can receive emergency information via text message minutes after we post it.  To subscribe to these alerts, please click here.
  • Email: You can receive emergency information via email minutes after we post it.  Please add yourself to our email distribution lists.

In all cases of inclement weather, parents should exercise their own judgment about whether to transport their children to school.  Tardy arrivals or absences on such occasions will be excused.


The following television stations will announce any delays or closures:
KOAA (NBC, Channel 5)
KKTV (CBS, Channel 11)
KRDO (ABC, Channel 13)
KXRM (FOX Channel 21)
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