JUNCTION CITY, KAN. – Geary County Schools would like to thank the community for their patience and understanding while schools waited out inclement winter weather earlier today. This allowed public works crews to begin treating the roads and avoided an early dismissal which would have put students and staff on the road at the height of this afternoon’s ice storm.
Due to changes in the forecast, which will leave ice on the roads longer than expected, Geary County Schools USD 475 will be closed tomorrow, January 23, 2019. This cancellation also includes activities and programs within the district (unless otherwise stated) and the workday for staff. Staff with additional questions should contact their supervisor.
The decision regarding cancellation is made by the Superintendent of Schools and/or her designees. The Superintendent uses community partners, Fort Riley, the National Weather Service, and the best information available at the time to make these decisions. The main focus of USD 475 is using available information to make a decision that best suits the safety of students and staff.
When school is in session during inclement weather, the final decision whether or not a child should attend school or stay at home is the responsibility of the parent or guardian.
Geary County Schools apologizes for any inconvenience this cancellation may cause and will make any updates necessary in the event new information is available.