Framingham, Massachusetts

Emergency Dismissal Procedures

        • The Department of Transportation reserves the right to send the buses early for dismissal in the event of inclement weather or other emergency. Parents will be notified by telephone via our new IRIS communications system when this early dismissal becomes necessary. Therefore, contingency plans should be in place as to where the children should go upon being let off the bus before the usual time if parents have been unable to get home first or make other arrangements.
        • If we must dismiss students early for any other unexpected reason, such as power loss, etc., and BUSES ARE NOT AVAILABLE, our IRIS System will deliver a call to the numbers you have given us
        • Please be prepared and review with your child, friends and neighbors who will be there to meet your child at the bus stop if there is an early dismissal and you are not at home or who will be picking up your child if the school has to close and there are no buses available?

Emergency School Closing During Inclement Weather And How It Is Determined:

Saint Bridget School follows the Framingham Public School closing or delay schedule during inclement weather. The Public School Superintendent and Director of Transportation listen to the forecast, contact the local police and test the road conditions on our bus routes at 4:00 a.m. to determine if schools will be closed or delayed. Some roads may seem clear, however, there may be some dangerous conditions in other parts of the district. There are also other factors to consider whether or not school will be closed such as: when the storm started, building and parking lot conditions (power or heat), and temperature. The Superintendent then needs to make the decision by 5:30 a.m. so that he can notify the local radio and TV stations.

Therefore, when weather reports indicate bad weather and driving conditions are becoming hazardous, please listen to the following for cancellations for the Town of Framingham’s Public School System:

Radio Stations: AM Stations FM Stations

WKOX – 1200 Framingham WXLO – 104.5 Worcester
WTAG – 580 Worcester WBUR – 90.9 Boston
WSRO – 1470 Marlborough WROR – 105.7 Boston
WRKO – 680 Boston WSRS – 96.1 Worcester
WBZ – 1030 Boston

Television Channels:

4, 5, 7, Fox 25 and WB56

Framingham Public School System cancellation message: (508) 626-9118 or www.framingham.com

Please be aware that Extended Day is CLOSED on Emergency Dismissal Days!