District Late-Start Procedures Reminder

In the event of extreme cold or icy conditions that will improve ‚Äčthroughout the morning, the administration may implement late-start procedures.¬† If this occurs, Harrisburg R-VIII Schools will begin 2 hours later than normal start time and buses will run 2 hours later as well.

Specific Details:

  • Bus routes should run exactly two hours behind their regular schedule (a child picked up at 7:00 a.m. on a normal morning would be picked up at 9:00 a.m. on a late-start morning).
  • School will begin at 10:00 a.m.
  • There will be no morning preschool on late-start mornings
  • Buildings will open for student drop off/arrival at 9:40 a.m.
  • Breakfast WILL NOT be served