School Delays & Closing Information

    When inclement weather or other school emergencies necessitate school delays and closings, the district will use the automated calling system/text messaging, the district website and social media for direct contact with families.  Typically the decision to delay or close will be made by 5:45 a.m.

    In addition, the following radio and TV news stations will be notified of delays and school closings:

             TELEVISION - 10 TV, NBC 4, ABC 6, FOX 28
             RADIO - 97.9 WNCI, 95.1

    TWO-HOUR DELAYS - When weather conditions necessitate a delayed start to school, the following schedule will be followed for a two-hour delay:

            Hayes High School: 9:25-2:30
            Dempsey Middle School: 9:40-2:40
            Elementary Schools: 10:30-3:15                 
                        AM Preschool: 10:40-12:15 
                        PM Preschool: 1:30-3:15
            W.I.L.L. Program
                        AM: 9:45-11:35
                        PM: 12:25-2:15

    School Age Child Care (SACC)

    School age child care (SACC) will operate on 2-hour delay schedule on days when DCS has a 2-hour delay.  SACC will be closed when school is closed due to inclement weather.

Last Modified on June 8, 2023