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School Delays & Closings

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.