FWCS Transportation staff travel roads at 4 a.m. to review weather and road conditions. Information is also received from neighboring school districts, the Indiana State Police, Allen County Highway Department, Fort Wayne Street Department and the National Weather Service.
News media are contacted as early as possible, usually by 5:30 a.m. Tune in to radio or television newscasts and watch the many Internet sites, including FWCS' site, for updates. The FWCS Spanish Closing/Delay Hotline number is 260.467.1985.
Please Note: Students are given an excused absence if parents decide the weather conditions are unsafe in their area for their children to attend school. The final decision about your child's safety is yours.
For more information about school closings and delays, check out your FWCS Student-Parent Handbook Spanish (Coming soon!) Burmese (Coming soon!). If you need a copy of the handbook, please call your school. With transportation questions, call 260-467-1900.
Check our School/Department Index with Bus Status page for the current status of all schools and buses at FWCS.
FWCS uses Facebook and Twitter to communicate with parents. All of the latest information regarding news, school closings, scheduling changes, weather-related issues, etc. are posted. Parents can also sign up at http://www.cancellations.com/ to have delay and closure information e-mailed directly to them.