Emergency Notifications (School Closures & Delays)

Click link here for Current FlashAlert for North Marion School District.  Sign–up details below.

Schools in the North Marion School District may close due to severe weather, power outages, or other emergency events or student safety situations.   Severe weather impacting transportation prompting a delay, a closure, or early release status will be posted as early as possible using (in this order) the FlashAlert System, School Messenger (district auto-dialer), NMSD School’s Facebook pages, and to the District Website home page.  All staff and families are encouraged to subscribe.

FLASH ALERT SYSTEM:  Notifies the public of school emergencies, by feeding directly into local news stations, sending texts and email directly to the subscriber’s mobile phone (if signed-up), as soon as decision is made.  In some cases we may make the decision, the night before, or as early as 4 am. 

--> SIGN UP to receive instant messaging for school delays, and closure alerts.  Go to http://www.flashalert.net/id/nmsd.  This link is specific to North Marion.  To sign up for FlashAlert where you live, go to www.flashalert.net.

AUTO-DIALER (School Messenger):  Sends audio message and email (5 am for staff; and 5:30 am for parents) directly to your primary phone in PowerSchool.  To receive a SMS Text message, you must “Opt-in”. 

---> OPT-IN:  School messenger app gives you access to school notifications of all types in a single inbox.  Text “YES to 67587 to Opt-in for messages from school.  If you later decide to opt-out, you may reply “STOP” to any message from a school or the district.

FACEBOOK:  Principals post to their school and district website Facebook pages.  

  Like us here.    https://www.facebook.com/NMSD15/

WEBSITE HOME PAGE: A weather notification will scroll on the district home page as an “ALERT”.  www.nmarion.k12.or.us

 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s):   

  •  Parents/Guardians:  Click HERE (English) to view detailed School Closure Messages (1-hour delay, 2-hour delay, Closure, and Early Release).  HERE (Spanish)
  • Staff:  Click HERE to view detailed School Closure Messages (1-hour delay, 2-hour delay, Closure, Early Release, when to report to work, when not to).
 
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