The Staples High School community inspires learning, fosters integrity, and nurtures empathy.

The fastest and most complete information on school closings and delays can be obtained by calling 341-1766. If schools are cancelled or delayed, that information is usually on the emergency line (341-1766) by 6:00 a.m.

The superintendent may call for a one, two, or three hour delay or early closing depending on the circumstances. The details regarding the change will be announced on the emergency phone line, the district webpage under Important District News, and through Blackboard Connect.

The radio and TV stations listed below carry announcements of delayed school opening or closing. If the station is not listed, it receives no information from the Westport Public Schools:

WAVZ New Haven 1300 AM
WEBE Westport 107.9 FM
WEFX Norwalk 95.9 FM
WELI New Haven 960 AM
WEZN Bridgeport 99.9 FM
WICC Bridgeport 600 AM
WKHL Stamford 96.7 FM
WNLK Norwalk 1350 AM
WKCI 101.3 FM
WSTC Stamford 1400 AM
WTNH Channel 8
News 12 Connecticut Channel 12
WVIT Channel 30 Cablevision
CTweather.com

When we have a two-hour delay in opening Staples High School:

Monday

Time Period Minutes of Class
9:30-10:00 7 30
10:05-10:30 2 25
10:35-11:00 3 25
11:05-11:30 4 25
11:35-1:15 5 100 Lunch Rotation:
Lunch Wave #1 11:35-12:05
Lunch Wave #2 12:10- 12:40
Lunch Wave #3 12:45-1:15
1:20-1:45 1 25
1:50-2:15 8 25

Tuesday

Time Period Minutes of Class
9:30-10:00 6 30
10:05-10:55 2 50
11:00-11:30 3 30
11:35-1:15 1 100 Lunch Rotation:
Lunch Wave #1 11:35-12:05
Lunch Wave #2 12:10- 12:40
Lunch Wave #3 12:45-1:15
1:20-1:45 5 25
1:50-2:15 7 25

Wednesday

Time Period Minutes of Class
9:30-10:00 8 30
10:05-10:55 3 50
11:00-11:30 2 30
11:35-1:15 6 100 Lunch Rotation:
Lunch Wave #1 11:35-12:05
Lunch Wave #2 12:10- 12:40
Lunch Wave #3 12:45-1:15
1:20-1:45 7 25
1:50-2:15 4 25

Thursday

Time Period Minutes of Class
9:30-10:00 5 30
10:05-10:55 8 50
11:00-11:30 4 30
11:35-1:15 7 100 Lunch Rotation:
Lunch Wave #1 11:35-12:05
Lunch Wave #2 12:10- 12:40
Lunch Wave #3 12:45-1:15
1:20-1:45 6 25
1:50-2:15 1 25

Friday

Time Period Minutes of Class
9:30-10:00 3 30
10:05-10:30 2 25
10:35-11:00 8 25
11:05-11:30 1 25
11:35-1:15 4 100 Lunch Rotation:
Lunch Wave #1 11:35-12:05
Lunch Wave #2 12:10- 12:40
Lunch Wave #3 12:45-1:15
1:20-1:45 5 25
1:50-2:15 6 25


Students and parents are asked NOT to call the school switchboard to obtain this information. Generally, cancellation and delayed opening is broadcast by 6:00 a.m.

No lunch is served on shortened or exam days.

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