School Closings

The following procedures will be implemented to notify you in the event of a two (2) hour delayed opening, early dismissal, emergency evacuation, or cancellation of school. Families will also receive notification via the school's One Call system.  In all instances, please tune to the following radio and TV stations for information:

The following procedures will be implemented to notify you in the event of a two (2) hour delayed opening, early dismissal, emergency evacuation, or cancellation of school. In all instances, please tune to the following radio and TV stations for information:

 

Radio                                                               Television

WTSN 1270 AM Dover                                               WCVB Channel 5 Boston

WOKQ 97.5 FM Dover                                               WCSH Channel 6 Portland

WHEB 100.3 Portsmouth                                     WMUR Channel 9 Manchester

                                                                   

 

Please do not call the radio or TV stations or the schools for this information.

Two (2) Hour Delayed Opening

 Delayed opening is an alternative to closing school all day. If the decision is to delay the opening of school, the following will occur:

 

  1. An announcement will be made on the radio and TV stations listed above, beginning at approximately 6:00 a.m.
  2. If weather conditions do not improve by approximately 8:00 a.m., another announcement will be made on the radio and TV stations listed above, announcing the cancellation of school for the day.
  3. For a delayed opening, school starting times are 9:30 a.m. middle school; 9:40 a.m. high school; 10:15 a.m. elementary schools