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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              FOX-61                          

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

PLEASE NOTE:   Starting this school year, notifications regarding school cancellations or delayed openings will also be sent to parents in the MORNING via School Messenger (voice and e-mail.)

DELAYED OPENINGS-- Should there be a need to delay the opening of school, Ledyard Public Schools will open 2 hours later.

  • For students in A.M. Early Childhood, and Grades K-12, transportation would arrive       approximately 2 hours later than usual. 
  • For students in P.M. Early Childhood, transportation would arrive approximately

      1 hour later than usual.

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

  • A.M. Early Childhood                                      10:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
  • Pre-K Highly Individualized Program           10:40 a.m. -  2 p.m.
  • P.M. Early Childhood                                      1:30 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. Early Childhood—12:50 p.m.
  • P.M. Early Childhood—Cancelled
  • Grades K-6—12:50 p.m.
  • Ledyard Middle School—12 noon
  • Ledyard High School—12 noon
All after-school activities will be cancelled.