It may occasionally happen that school must be called off due to adverse weather conditions or other emergencies. These include late starts, early dismissals, or cancellation.

Any decision to close school will be aired as early as possible on area radio stations: WCCO (830) Twin Cities; KNUJ (860) and KXLP-FM (93.1) New Ulm; KRBI (1310) and (105.5) St. Peter; KEEZ (99.1) , KTOE (1420), and KYSM (103.5) Mankato; KXAX (105) St. James; and KLGR (1490) Redwood Falls. In addition, weather announcements will appear on WCCO-TV (Channel 4), KARE-11, KEYC-12, KSTP-5, and KMSP-9 and the MVL website (

School parents all have the opportunity to sign up for Instant Alert and receive information from the office on how to access their account. Please note the link and directions to sign up for Instant Alert on this page.

Instant Alert Instructions for Parents