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
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.