Day and Boarding; Grades 6-12


Inclement Weather Policy

Old Main, campus in snow with students playing outsideStudents and Faculty

Because many faculty members and students live on campus, the School does not always cancel classes during inclement weather.

The Pennington School realizes that people may sometimes find it hazardous to travel. The safety of our students is most important. We ask day students’ parents to use their best judgment in such circumstances. On these occasions, absences will not be charged against the student’s record. Students may, however, wish to contact a teacher via email. Students are expected to check the Schoology online course system for assignments or other instructions.

If weather causes the School to be closed or if there is a delayed opening, an alert will be sent to all phone numbers provided on the Veracross Parent Portal. 


When the School operates on a delayed opening schedule, the emergency notification system, Schoology, and the website will give details about class starting times and where students should report upon arrival. In most cases, students will report to every class with a shortened schedule for each.