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Inclement Weather Information

Receiving Notification

There are MANY ways to learn about a snow day for Longbranch in 2015.  Choose the method that works best for you.

  1. Mass Text.  Delivered when Mrs. Bowles gets the call from the district (typically around 5am).  To enroll in this notification system, text @longbr to the number 81010.  We also send school updates through this account.
  2. District Twitter.  Follow the Boone County Schools Twitter account.  This is THE FASTEST way to find out about school closings.  @Boone_County
  3. District Facebook.  Follow the Boone County Schools Facebook account.  https://www.facebook.com/TheBooneCountySchools
  4. District Website/Longbranch Website.  Our website is automatically updated when the district posts a snow delay alert. http://www.boone.kyschools.us
  5. Local TV and Radio Stations.  All local stations broadcast closings as they are determined.  Many offer an autotext option.

District Information

Our District Inclement Weather Info Page can be found here:  http://www.boone.kyschools.us/content_page.aspx?cid=1126

Wind Chill Advisory Information can be found here:  http://www.boone.kyschools.us/userfiles/17/My%20Files/boe/BCSWindChillInfo.pdf?id=487307

Delay and Closing Information

ONE HOUR DELAY:

  • Before school Children Inc. is cancelled.
  • Before school meetings are cancelled.
  • Before school activities, clubs, team practices are cancelled.
  • Kindergarten and preschool operate on a 1-hour delay.
  • Students may enter building at 9:15am.
  • Students may report to class at 9:30am.
  • Students are tardy at 9:55am.
  • Lunches are unaffected.
  • Dismissal time is unaffected.

TWO HOUR DELAY:

  • Before school Children Inc. is cancelled.
  • Before school meetings are cancelled.
  • Before school activities, clubs, team practices are cancelled.
  • Morning Longbranch Kindergarten and public preschool are cancelled.
  • Afternoon Longbranch Kindergarten and public preschool operate on schedule unless otherwise specified.
  • Morning Children Inc. Kindergarten operates on a 2-hour delay.
  • Students may enter building at 10:15am.
  • Students may report to class at 10:30am.
  • Students are tardy at 10:55am.
  • Lunches are delayed 10 minutes.
  • Dismissal time is unaffected.

SCHOOL CLOSED:

  • All activities, meetings, clubs, etc are cancelled.

EARLY DISMISSAL:

  • Students will be sent home in the manner you assumed they would be sent home if there was not an early dismissal.  If this has changed, call 859-384-4500 to change your child’s transportation.
  • Students should be picked up at the time specified by an all-call and mass text sent to families. 
  • After school Children Inc. is cancelled.
  • After school meetings are cancelled.
  • After school activities, clubs, team practices are cancelled.
Contact Us
Longbranch Elementary School2805 Longbranch Road
Union, KY 41091
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Phone: 859-384-4500
Fax: 859-384-2945