Are Schools Closed Today?
Wondering if your child’s school is still open? Look no further! This site provides up to date information about school closures, bus cancellations, and even which buses may be delayed. You’ll be able to check the schools closed today in real time.
You can also tune in to a variety of radio stations which will broadcast school cancellation information! Stations include CHYM Kitchener, Virgin Radio, CBC Radio, The Record, and Dave Rocks.
If your child’s school has a website, they will also likely post information about school closure on their homepage.
In general, cancellations for public schools in the Region will be made by 6am, so you have time to make other arrangements for childcare. If your job doesn’t allow you to stay home to take care of children when their school is closed, consider making backup arrangements. Having a sitter, family member, or daycare on hand is helpful for these kinds of circumstances! (Just remember: if schools are closing, care facilities may as well).
Prepare another backup plan by arranging with a neighbour or friend to take turns taking care of kids on snow days, so that fewer work days need to be missed.
The Region of Waterloo also offers child care solutions for all families, even if they need help paying for this care. Look here to learn more about child care in the Region. These solutions also include early learning programs. Care can be centre-based, school-based, or even home-based (for up to 5 children in one home) so that you can provide your children with the care they need, in whatever environment is the most convenient.
Waterloo Region has a number of great schools to choose from.
New to the Region? Click here for more information about Kitchener Waterloo School Boards!