Information on School Closing & Delay AnnouncementsImmediately following the decision to close, delay, or dismiss schools early, notification to radio and television stations begins. Simultaneously, the information is posted on the Jefferson County Schools web site, broadcast on the school system’s JCS Television Channel 18, and recorded on the information hotline (304-724-5100). Every effort is made to announce such decisions as early as possible. The following radio and television stations broadcast school closings and delay information. Check the web page for e-mail notification information.
RADIO STATIONS TV STATIONS WRNR – 740 AM – Martinsburg, WV WDVM TV (formerly WHAG) – Hagerstown WUSQ – 102.9 FM – Winchester, VA WJLA – Washington, DC – Channel 7 WKSI - 98.3 - Stephens City, VA WUSA - Washington, DC - Channel 9 WFQX – 99.3 FM – Winchester, VA NBC4 – Washington, DC – Channel 4 WMRE - 1550 AM - Charles Town WTTG - Washington, DC - Channel 5 WV WLTF - 97.5 - Martinsburg JCS Television - Comcast Cable Channel 18 WV WEPM – 1340 AM – Martinsburg WV WKMZ – 95.9 FM – Martinsburg WV WARK – 1490 AM – Hagerstown, MD WARX – 106.9 – Hagerstown, MD WFRE – 93.0 AM – Frederick, MD WFMD – 99.9 FM – Frederick, MD WV Public Radio - 88.9 FM– Martinsburg, WV WINC – 92.5 FM – Winchester, VA WWRT – 105.5 FM – Strasburg, VA WWRE – 104.9 FM – Berryville, VA WCRH – 90.5 FM – Williamsport, MD WCST – Berkeley Springs, WV WTOP – 103.5 FM, 103.9 FM, 107.7 FM Washington, DCJCS Web Site Status Page
Emergency school closing information is posted on the Jefferson County Schools web page at https://boe.jeff.k12.wv.us/status. Information about school activities, meeting notices, board policies, board decisions, adult and community education classes, and news about each school is also available on the Jefferson County Schools web site.JCS Television Channel 18
In addition to emergency information, JCS Television Channel 18 provides school related announcements, recorded programming of school activities, and other educational programming. Regular Board of Education meetings, scheduled for the second and fourth Mondays of the month, are televised as follows: 10:00 PM on Wednesday after the regular Monday meeting, 8:00 PM on Friday, 3:00 PM on Saturday, and 8:00 AM on Sunday.