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Inclement Weather/School Closings

Holy Spirit School follows Fairfax County Public School’s announcements for emergency closings, delayed openings, and early closings for school. Announcements regarding closing may be heard on all major radio stations, as well as local cable TV stations. You may also check the Fairfax County Public School website at www.fcps.edu Please do not call the school to find out if school is closed or opening late.

ONE HOUR DELAYED OPENING: Preschool will begin at 9:00 AM with normal closing times. Grades K-8 will begin at 9:00 AM and dismiss at 3:15 PM.

TWO HOUR DELAYED OPENING: Preschool will begin at 10:00 AM with normal dismissal times. Grades K-8 will arrive at 10:00 AM and dismiss at 3:15 PM.

EXTENDED DAY: If school is delayed opening by one hour, morning care will begin at 8:00 AM. If school has a delayed opening of two hours morning care will open at 9:00 AM. If the school closes for any reason, the Extended Day morning and afternoon program will not operate. Please arrange to pick up your child at the announced dismissal time.

IN THE EVENT THERE IS A TWO-HOUR DELAY ON A SCHEDULED 11:30 AM DISMISSAL, HOLY SPIRIT WILL CANCEL THE 11:30 AM DISMISSAL AND FOLLOW A TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE WITH DISMISSAL AT 3:15 PM.

IF FAIRFAX COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE SCHEDULED TO BE CLOSED BECAUSE OF TEACHER WORK DAYS OR HOLIDAYS BUT HOLY SPIRIT IS SCHEDULED TO BE OPEN, AN ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE AND OUR PHONE CONTACT SYSTEM WILL BE ACTIVATED.

EARLY CLOSING: If Fairfax County Public Schools close early we will also close early. There will be no afternoon extended day in this case. Please arrange to have your children picked up at the early closing time.

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