Whiton Emergency Closing Procedures


Whiton Elementary School
Emergency Early Dismissal Procedures:


  • No one, in any grade or in any program, will be at Whiton beyond the 1:15 dismissal time.
  • All students get on the bus.
    • Those students who are considered walkers (and don’t have an assigned bus) will get picked up by a parent/guardian.
  • AM Pre-School will have an 11:45am dismissal.
  • PM Pre-School students do NOT come to school on an emergency early dismissal day.
  • Students in AM Wrap-Around at Old York School will NOT be transported to Whiton.
  • If Branchburg buses a child to a private day care, that child will be bused to that private day-care at 1:15. Those students who attend the after-care program here at Whiton WILL be transported to Jointure at Old York School unless the early closing is weather related. In weather related situations, Jointure will not have the staff available. Please contact Jointure for additional information 908-722-0233.
  • Please call the Whiton school office with instructions for your child’s dismissal if he/she will not be riding the bus.
    • If Whiton has a power outage and the phone systems are down, you will be asked to email the office (email address will be provided) ONLY if you need to make a change from the bus to parent pick-up.
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