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Inclement Weather Day Changes

Beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, Ritenour will not be required to make up days when school buildings are closed due to unexpected short-term closures such as inclement weather, illness or utility outages. Instead, the district will implement an Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) Plan on these days.

When there is a short-term closure such as inclement weather, families will receive communication from our district letting you know that all students will learn virtually. Students will connect virtually with their teachers for live, real-time learning during school closures. Please note: We will do our best to give families and staff 24 hours advance notice of a school closure due to inclement weather.  The AMI Plan covers 36 hours of weather conditions.  

Students should take home devices and other school supplies as needed if there is a potential for school closure due to inclement weather.  Elementary students will follow their normal Friday virtual schedule.  Middle and high school students will follow their normal schedule for the day.  Please see the schedules below:

Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) Closure Schedule:


- Elementary Schools: 9 - 11 a.m. & 1 - 3 p.m.
- Middle Schools: 7:35 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
- Ritenour High School: 8:05 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Since we are able to pivot to the AMI plan to make up canceled in-person days, the last day of school for the 2020-2021 school year will be Friday, May 21, 2021. If you have any questions, please reach out to your student’s teacher or school principal.