Inclement Weather Notices

snowflakeSnow is coming! In preparation for inclement weather, please install the Remind mobile app and join the correct “Classes” that match your school(s) and also join the @NPSvoices Remind Class.

Remind Instructions: http://www.nps.k12.nj.us/mobile/


remind_phonesThe best way to be notified when school will be closed is to download and install the Remind app for iOS or Android. When the decision to close schools, have a delayed opening or early closing is finalized, we will send a Push Notification message to your smartphone via the Remind App.

Once you have installed the Remind App, please join the Remind Classes that match your school(s) and also join the @NPSvoices Remind Class.

Please bookmark this Page for the most up-to-date information about Newark Public Schools inclement weather closings, delayed openings, early dismissals, event cancellations and other important messages.

March 16, 2017

  • ATTENTION: NPS schools will open on a 2-hour delayed schedule on Thursday 3/16.
  • The Central Office will open on regular schedule.

March 15, 2017

  • NPS schools will be open for our regularly-scheduled staff development day on a delayed basis at 10am on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The Central Office will also open at 10am.
  • As was previously scheduled on the district calendar, students do not have school on this staff development day.

March 14, 2017

  • ATTENTION: Due to severe weather forecast, NPS schools and Central Office are closed Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
  • All after school and evening activities have also been canceled.

February 10, 2017

  • ATTENTION: NPS schools will open on a 2 hour delayed schedule on Friday, February 10, 2017. All students and staff please arrive 2 hours after your normally scheduled start time. The Central Office will open at 10am.

February 9, 2017

  • ATTENTION: Due to severe weather forecast, NPS schools and Central Office are closed Thursday, February 9.
  • All after school and evening activities have also been canceled.
  • Special School Board Meeting will be rescheduled.

January 23, 2017

  • ATTENTION: Due to the hazardous weather forecast, Newark Public Schools is cancelling all after-school activities scheduled for today, Monday, January 23rd, 2017. This includes all voluntary athletic activities, games, clubs or programs that take place outside of the normal school day at NPS facilities.

January 27, 2016

  • ATTENTION: All Newark Public Schools will be open and operating on a normal weekday schedule on Wednesday, January 27.
  • Please exercise caution and patience when commuting to your school locations in the morning.
  • Thank you again to all those who have worked over the last few days to support our schools and community.

January 26, 2016

  • As a result of the weather conditions that have impacted our community, all Newark Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 26th (including the Family Support Center). The NPS central office will open at the normal time.
  • Additionally, the School Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 26th at Central High School is cancelled.
  • Thank you to all those that continue to work to support our school communities during this time. Please check our website for continued updates

January 25, 2016

  • As a result of weather and road conditions, all Newark Public Schools will be closed on Monday, January 25th. The NPS central office will have a delayed opening, with employees expected to report by 10am. Thank you to all those working to support our schools during this time. We will provide any further updates on our website and through social media.

January 23 & 24, 2016

  • ALERT: Due to blizzard warnings, Newark Public Schools is CANCELLING ALL SCHOOL-BASED ACTIVITIES for Saturday 1/23/16 and Sunday 1/24/16. This includes all planned SAT administrations, all sporting events or practices, any professional development sessions, and all other extra-curricular activities planned to take place on school grounds.

March 5, 2015

  • All NPS schools are closed.
  • Central Office is closed.
  • State testing is canceled for the day.

February 2, 2015

  • All NPS schools are closed.
  • Central Office is open and closing early at 2:30pm.

January 27, 2015

January 26, 2015

  • All NPS schools have an early dismissal at 1:00pm.
  • All after-school and evening activities have been cancelled.
  • Central office closes at 1:00pm.

January 12, 2015

  • All NPS schools will open with a 1-hour delay.