4 Blonder Boulevard • Ledyard, Connecticut 06339 • (860) 464-9255 • Fax: (860) 464-8589

Emergency School Closing Information

CANCELLATION OR DELAYED OPENING OF SCHOOL - If the weather conditions or other emergency situations indicate that schools will be closed or have a delayed opening, announcements will be made on the following radio and television stations by 6:30 a.m. All decisions will be based on the most current weather forecasts available and observations of road conditions. IF PARENTS ARE CONCERNED THAT THEY DON'T HEAR OR SEE LEDYARD SCHOOLS MENTIONED, PLEASE CHECK MORE THAN ONE STATION.

FM: WCTY-97.7 • WNLC-98.7 • WBMW-106.5 • WKNL-100.9

AM: WICH-1310

TV: WTNH-8 • WVIT-30 • WFSB-3

Cancellations will also be posted on the following web sites:
www.ledyard.net, www.cancellations.com, and www.ctweather.com.

DELAYED OPENINGS - Should there be a need to delay the opening of school, Ledyard Public Schools will open 90 minutes later.

• For students in A.M. Kindergarten, A.M. Early Childhood, and Grades 1-12, transportation would arrive approximately 90 minutes later than usual.

• For students in P.M. Kindergarten and P.M. Early Childhood, transportation would arrive approximately 45 minutes later than usual.

On the delayed opening days, the hours for the kindergarten and early childhood classes will be as follows:

A.M. Kindergarten and Early Childhood: 10:10 a.m. - 12 noon

Pre-K Highly Individualized Program: 10:10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

P.M. Kindergarten and Early Childhood: 1:14 p.m. - 3 p.m.

EARLY SCHOOL DISMISSALS - It is sometimes necessary to close schools earlier than usual because of emergency situations such as storms, loss of heat, etc. Parents should discuss this possibility with their children and make contingency plans for younger children to enter their homes or go to a neighbor if no one is at home. In case of an early closing, announcements regarding dismissal times will be made by the same stations and web sites that notify parents/guardians of school cancellation.

In the event that an emergency early dismissal is needed, the schools will follow the schedule listed below:

    • A.M. Kindergarten and Early Childhood - 11:20 a.m.

    • P.M. Kindergarten and Early Childhood - Cancelled

    • Grades 1-6 - 12:50 p.m.

    • Ledyard Middle School - 12 noon

    • Ledyard High School - 12 noon

    • All after-school activities will be cancelled.