Inclement Weather

Douglas County School System

Inclement Weather Plan


When schools must be closed due to weather or emergency, metro Atlanta radio and television stations and local Comcast Cable Channel DCTV23 as well as CITI TV Channel 25 are asked to broadcast the announcement no later than 6:30 a.m., if possible. Please listen for these announcements and keep all school system telephone lines clear for emergencies.

Any designated Holiday, Holiday Period, or Teacher Day may be used as Make-Up Day(s) as needed.

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Inclement Weather Online Learning Days:
***All student devices should be turned on so that any updates can occur periodically.***

How do students get their assignments?
**Access the DCSS/Classlink Portal from the following link and then login using your school username and password. ***
                                 Classlink Portal (click for link)

Students should go to their teacher's Google Classroom page and look for the Inclement Weather Topic that should be posted.  Under this topic, you will find your inclement weather assignments.  
*Due to possible power and internet outages, students will be given 3 days after they return to school to submit their inclement weather 
assignments. *

How do students contact their teachers?
E-mail is the best way to get in touch with teachers during inclement weather days, as they will be actively monitoring their e-mail during their office hours.  Office hours are 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm.

Counselors & Administrators:
Counselors & Administrators will also be available to parents during their Office Hours.  
 Office hours are 9 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4 pm.
Their contact information may be found on the Administrators page as well as on the Staff Directory page. 

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