School Closings

The following news outlets will be notified in the case of a school delay, closing, or emergency.

WWMT, Kalamazoo CBS WNDU, South Bend NBC WOOD TV 8, Grand Rapids NBC WOTV, WXSP, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek FOX 17, West Michigan


WBET, Sturgis   99.3 FM
WTHD, LaGrange   105.5 FM
WLKM - Three Rivers  95.9 FM
WKFR, WRKR, Kalamazoo  103.3 FM, 107.7 FM

Sturgis Public Schools Website
f school is closed or delayed, there will be a message on the front page of the Sturgis Public Schools Website.

Sturgis Public Schools Facebook Page The Sturgis Public Schools Facebook Page will have a message regarding school delays, closings and emergencies.

SchoolMessenger Parent Portal
The Parent Portal will allow you to personalize communications from SPS schools or the district. Please follow the directions below to get signed up for the portal:

  • Go to
  • Click the “Sign Up” link at the top of the page.
  • Enter the email that you have on file in PowerSchool
  • Create a password
  • A confirmation email will be sent with a confirmation code that will need to be entered to confirm the account.
  • Copy and paste the confirmation code
  • You will directed to the login screen and will be able to log in with the email and password that you created.
  • If you have a phone number on file in PowerSchool, you will be asked to verify that you would like to use the number for calls from the district.
  • To change any of your contact information please click on the Preferences link at the top of the page. You will be able to set your preferences for the different types of broadcasts that may be sent by the district or schools.
  • You can add or delete any phone numbers or emails under the “My contact information”. This would be a good place to enter phones/emails for others that might need to be notified when notifications are sent from the district. You may then decide which alerts are sent to which phones/emails in the “My message preferences”.

SchoolMessenger Text Messaging Service
Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.

You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 67587. You can also opt out of these messages at any time by simply replying to one of our messages with “Stop”.

Mobile App Alert
Download the Sturgis Public Schools mobile app and automatically receive alerts from the district. *Make sure your phone notifications are turned on for the app.*