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WPS Winter Weather Procedures will look different this school year

WPS Winter Weather Procedures will look different this school year 

The Wichita Public Schools has revised its snow/winter weather protocol for the remainder of the school year. Because of the shortened school calendar, there are no snow days available for a traditional day off. Students will havea full day of remote learning from home on days the weather conditions would affect safe travel to school buildings.

Click here to view the 20-21 Winter Weather Procedures.

Highlights for the winter weather protocol include: 

  • Notification to all staff the day prior to an anticipated weather event that students need to take their remote technology home at day’s end in the event a remote learning day is declared.
  • Notification to parents and staff will be made early the morning to confirm whether a full day of remote learning will take place for all. If there is no announcement, then school is in session.
  • In the event a winter weather learning day is declared:
    • Elementary students will log into Teams at their school’s start time to engage in a full day of remote learning.
    • Middle and high school students will log into Teams and follow the regular school day schedule. If the inclement weather day falls on a Wednesday, secondary schools will follow their remote Wednesday schedule.
  • Meals for the day will be available for families to pick up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Alvin Morris Administrative Center, 903 S. Edgemoor, and the School Service Center’s Food Production Center at 3850 N. Hydraulic off 37th Street. 


Staff and families will receive communication through email, voice and text, as well as social media, the district’s web site, and local news channels.