Weather Policy

Snow Day

  1. TRINITY SCHOOL FOLLOWS HOWARD COUNTY schools' closings/delayed openings/early dismissal.
    • 1 Hour Delay: Grades K-8 begin at 9:20 a.m.Pre-School arrive at 10:00 a.m. *WEDNESDAY 1 Hour Delay - school will open at 9:20 a.m. and end at 12:30 p.m.
    • 2 Hour Delay: Grades K-8 begin at 10:20 a.m.Pre-School arrive at 11:00 a.m. *WEDNESDAY 2 Hour Delay - school will open at 10:20 a.m. and end at 3:15 p.m..
    • Trinity's official Radio Stations for emergency announcements are WBAL (1090 on your AM dial) and WTOP (103.5 FM and 820 AM).
    • Trinity's official TV stations for emergency announcements are WBAL-TV-11 and WJZ-TV-13 (First Warning Weather Program).

  2.  When Howard County is already closed because of a scheduled school holiday, Trinity will be announced separately. 
  3. In the event of early dismissal you will receive a text or an email message on your cell phone (if we have that number. 
  4. You may also listen to the local radio stations for announcements. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE OFFICE AS WE ARE ALSO LISTENING TO THE RADIO FOR SUCH AN ANNOUNCEMENT. Early closings will also be posted on the school web site. 
  5. When the weather is severe, please stay tuned for at least 45 minutes in the event that Trinity makes a special announcement.
  6. ON WEDNESDAYS, PLEASE FOLLOW THE HOWARD COUNTY CLOSINGS/DELAYS. In the event of a 2 hour delay Grades KDG - 8 begin at 10:20 and end at 3:15 PM.

Trinity Extended Day Policy

  1. If school is closed due to emergency or weather conditions, TED is also closed. 

  2. Delayed Openings:
    • If school opens 1 hour late, TED opens at 8:00 AM.
    • If school opens 2 hours late, TED opens at 9:00AM.
    • If Howard County schools open 2 hours late on Wednesday and Trinity School is closed, TED is also closed. 

  3. If school is in session and dismisses early due to weather, etc., TED does not open for after school care.

Lunch Procedures

If school opens 1 or 2 hours late, Lunchbox and Scholarship Lunches WILL be served.

NOTE: For further details, please refer to Hours & Scheduling in the Student Handbook, page 20.      
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