Cold Alert: 

Public Schools Closed  
Thursday, February 19th 

Dear Friends,


Due to the extreme cold continuing to impact the region,  CPS has announced that all public schools will be CLOSED on Thursday, February 19th.  If your child attends private school, please contact your school directly for information regarding closures. 


Other winter advisories:  Of course, dress warmly, with layers, including two pairs of gloves in this weather.  Please treat your sidewalks for ice as soon as possible, before it gets too cold. Keep your phone charged, and off when you go outside to preserve your battery.  Watch the tire pressure in your car, as extreme cold can cause a flat.  Add air if your tires seem low.  


If you need assistance, please call my office at 773-348-9500 during normal business hours, dial 311 in off-hours and call 911 in an emergency.


Please stay safe.  


Michele Signature

 Michele Smith

 43rd Ward Alderman