Avon School Emergency Notification System: E-AlertsIn the event of an emergency or inclement weather, typical/normal school programming (Hours of Operation) may be impacted. It is possible that school programming may be canceled (closed), delayed, or dismissed early.Delayed openings are a two-hour (120 minute) delay - staff and students must report to campus by 10:05 a.m. and proceed directly to HomeroomEmergency Closings are posted on the district website as a Homepage Announcement and sent via E-Alert (email and text message) to Guardian Contact addresses listed your child's Student Information System (Genesis) account.Parents are asked to ensure updated Contact Information (phone and email address) in the Genesis Parent Portal <https://parents.genesisedu.com/avon> but are also welcome to contact the Main Office for support to update information.Additionally, parents have the option to “opt-in” to the Avon Home and School Association Phone Chain for an emergency notification phone callIf you believe you have not or are not receiving eAlerts (emails or text messages), please call the main office during business hours to update your contact information: 732.775.4328
Emergency Contact Information:
It is essential that the school has accurate contact information (parent/guardian phone numbers and email addresses) at the beginning of each school year and immediately whenever changes occur during the school year.
Student Absence: In order to verify a student absence without prior notification, the order in which school staff will attempt to gain verification is as follows: Guardian 1, Guardian2, (etc.), Emergency Contact 1, Emergency Contact 2, (etc.) until someone is reached and can verify the status of the child. If no contact can be reached, the school places a call to the Avon Police Department. Parents have the ability to revise the contact order from the Parent Portal.Parents are asked to update all Contact Information (phone and email address) in the Genesis Parent Portal <https://parents.genesisedu.com/avon> but are also welcome to contact the Main Office for support to update information.