Inclement Weather

On days of inclement weather, students and parents should expect some delays due to road and traffic conditions.

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In harsh weather conditions, we ask that you not leave students unattended at bus stops.  If a bus is more than 15 minutes late, please call First Student at 227-7400.  If you have any additional questions or concerns, please contact the Helena Public School’s Transportation Department at 324-2100.

Tips on appropriate dress for cold weather

  • Wear several layers, the layer of air between each piece of clothing acts as extra insulation.
  • Wear clothing that insulates, shields and breathes. Wool and polypropylene are good insulators.
  • Outer layers should be wind and waterproof.
  • Wear wool socks and well-fitting waterproof boots.
  • Wear a hat to prevent heat loss.
  • In most cases, mittens are warmer than gloves.
  • In extreme cold, cover all areas of exposed skin.