SUMMIT, NJ - As a significant, and potentially major, winter weather event moves toward Summit, the Summit Public Schools have announced that they will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, with a single session day planned for the following day, March 15 also subject to the effects of 'Mother Nature'.

Further, the City of Summit has announced that the collection of household trash will be suspended March 14, with Tuesday's garbage collection collected on Wednesday, March 15 and Thursday, March 16, conditions permitting. Residents are asked to clear a path to trash receptacles.

The City of Summit Transfer Station and recycling center will be closed on March 14. On-street parking is prohibited March 14 to allow plow crews to clear roadways.

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With March 15 scheduled as a 'Professional Development' day for the Summit Public Schools and, therefore a single session for students, Superintendent June Chang notified the community of the following weather-related contingencies:

Delayed Opening

If there is a delayed opening on Wednesday, students and staff would follow the Delayed Opening schedule for arrival and would remain in school throughout the day with a normal dismissal time. In that scenario, there would be no early dismissal as currently scheduled. The single session day for students and Professional Development program for staff would be rescheduled for Tuesday, May 16.

School Closure

If school is closed on Wednesday, March 15, the single session day for students and the Professional Development program for staff would be rescheduled for Tuesday, May 16.

Regular School Opening

If there is a regular opening on Wednesday, March 15, the single session day for students and the Professional Development program for staff would proceed as planned.