Snow Days

Ah Winter…the joy of new snow falling brings delight to our children’s eyes…and panic for the parents! Will there be school today? What will I do for childcare? How am I going to make a snowman out of 3 inches of snow??

If you are stuck for childcare, reach out to the community at Another family may be able to host your child for the day.

How to Find Out if School is Closed

If Somerville Public Schools are closed, so is the Agassiz. Here’s how to find out:

  • Phone: Call 311 or  (617) 628-SNOW (ext. 7669)
  • Cable TV: local cable channels 15 and/or 16
  • Local TV: channels 4, 5, 7, 13, 25, and 56.
  • Radio:  WBZ 1030 AM and WBUR 90.9 FM
  • Email/Text Alert: sign up at The Boston Channelwebsite. Choose “Somerville Public, Middlesex County” from the list of institutions. For text alerts you’ll need to enter in your phone provider address:
    • Verizon:
    • Nextel:
    • AT&T:
    • T-Mobile:
    • Sprint PCS: