Weather Related School Closings and Delays
In the case of bad weather, please check radio and TV stations and listen for either Michigan City or LaPorte School closings or delays. With Renaissance in the limits of LaPorte and in the Michigan City Area Schools district, we must follow both school systems weather closings. Weather related announcements are posted on WEFM 95.9, WSBT-AM 960, SUNNY 101.5, Oldies 94.3, WHFB 99.9, and television stations WSBT Channel 22, and WNDU Channel 16.
School Closings – If Michigan City or LaPorte Schools are closed for bad weather, so is Renaissance Academy. Do not bring children in at all.
School Delays – Doors will not open until 8:15am. No AM Camp. Classes will begin on time.
8:15 AM Preschool/Kindergarten
8:30 AM Early Elementary
8:45 AM Middle Elementary
8:45 AM Junior High
Attendance will not be taken until 60 minutes after regular start time.
Note – It has happened on occasion that weather delays have turned into school closings. This is usually announced before 8:00am so please stay tuned in to the news.
Text Alerts – You can sign up for text announcements of closing and delays. Go to www.wsbt.com and click on WSBT Alert in the top bar. Fill in your information and scroll down to School Closing 7g where you need to check both Michigan City Area Schools and LaPorte Community School Corporation Schools
Our primary concern is your safety. Keeping that in mind, use your best judgment – your child will not be marked late if weather conditions keep you from arriving on time. Absences can be waived.