The District has implemented an mass telephone system to notify parents of school delays, cancellations, or emergencies. Additionally, alerts or major news announcements are distributed via the offical Wilmington Area School District smart phone App available on Android and iOS devices. Also, the district will continue to use the radio stations, television stations, and television websites.
Some stations do not announce delays and closings as received but make the announcement when their regular programming schedule permits. The following radio and television stations will be used to broadcast this information:
WKST (1200 AM New Castle), WBZY (1280 AM New Castle), WPIC (790 AM Sharon), WWIZ (103.9 FM Mercer), WKBN (570 AM Youngstown), Y103 (102.9 FM Youngstown), and TV stations Channels 2, 11, 21, 27, and 33. A two hour delay means buses start 2 hours later than usual and school starts 2 hours later than usual. During a two hour delay situation, please stay tuned to your radio or TV station in case the delay is changed to a school closing.
Specific weather problems, such as your lane or area, are not always known. Sending your child on severe days is always your decision.