- Southside Elementary School
Cabell County Schools Utilizes Color Codes for Closing and Delay Announcements
As the weather begins to chill, Cabell County Schools is reminding students, families and staff that the district utilizes a color code system for announcing closings and delays. The following are the codes the district will be utilizing once again this school year:
CODE GREEN – STUDENTS REPORT ON TWO-HOUR DELAY
Teachers, aides, and cooks report on a ONE-HOUR DELAY.
Transportation Department, building administrators, school secretaries, custodians, Maintenance Department, and Central Office staff report at REGULAR TIME.
CODE ORANGE – STUDENT REMOTE LEARNING DAY
If a weather-related Remote Learning Day is announced, students are provided assignments that can be accessed through Schoology and Teams. For specific grade-level instructions, visit the Remote Learning Day Instructions page located on the “Closings & Delays” section under the "Students & Families" heading of the district’s website, www.cabellschools.com. If a Remote Learning Day cancellation is announced, the following will take place:
Students work remotely.
Elementary Virtual School students on a TWO-HOUR DELAY.
Administrators, custodians and maintenance employees will report at the REGULAR TIME.
All other staff members will report on a TWO-HOUR DELAY.
School personnel available by email and phone for student questions.
If you have questions about assignments to be completed during a Remote Learning Day closure, please contact your school. If it is announced the district is utilizing a Remote Learning Day, students are provided assignments that can be accessed through Schoology.
If you have questions about assignments to be completed during a Remote Learning Day, please contact your school.
CODE RED – STUDENTS DO NOT REPORT
The following employees REPORT to work (Reporting times in parenthesis):
261-day administrators* (TWO-HOUR DELAY)
Building principals* (TWO-HOUR DELAY)
Maintenance workers* (REGULAR TIME)
Bus mechanics* (REGULAR TIME)
Head custodians* (7:00 AM)
The following employees report only following the use of the sixth OSE Day (for Code Red or Code Blue):
261-day secretaries, accountants, auditors** (TWO-HOUR DELAY)
240-day employees** (Custodians 7:00 AM; All others TWO-HOUR DELAY)
Employees not on the list will not report on any Code Red Day. However, if the district utilizes all six OSE Days, employees who have a contract in excess of 200 days will have their ending date extended by one day for each Code Red Day utilized beyond the six allocated days. These days are required to complete the duration of an employee’s contract in excess of 200 days. Following each day beyond the six scheduled OSE Days, employees will receive an updated work schedule with a revised last day of work.
*These employees are entitled to an OSE Recoupment Day for each Code Red Day worked, up to a maximum of six (6) OSE Days. OSE Recoupment Days (if any) must be utilized prior to the last day of June and may not be utilized on a day that requires the hiring of a substitute to cover the absence. To be eligible for an OSE Recoupment Day, the employee MUST be present on the Code Red Day. Employees cannot utilize a Personal Day, Sick Day, Emergency Day, or Vacation Day on that day, and later receive an OSE Recoupment Day.
**If circumstances dictate, a supervisor may call these employees to work during any of the first six Code Red Days. If these employees are asked to report and work on a Code Red Day, they will be eligible for an OSE Recoupment Day.
CODE BLUE – SCHOOL DISTRICT CLOSED
Students and employees DO NOT REPORT. ***
***Because the school district is closed, no employees will be eligible for OSE Recoupment Days.
Instructions for Substitutes
Day-to-day substitutes do not work when school is closed, or a Remote Learning Day is announced.
Long-term substitutes are to report on the same schedules as the employee for which they are substituting for all codes.
Long-term substitutes are those in the same position for at least 30 days and Workers' Compensation Shadows.
Revised February 5, 2021