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Delays and Early Closings

The fastest and most complete information on school closings and delays can be obtained by calling 203-341-1766. If schools are cancelled or delayed, that information is usually on the emergency line (203-341-1766) by 6:00 a.m.

The Superintendent may call for a one, two, or three hour delay depending on the circumstances. Early dismissals are at 12:30. The details regarding the change will be announced on the emergency phone line, the district webpage under Important District News, and through SchoolMessenger. Below is a list of each type of delayed opening and early closing.

Delayed Openings

Early Dismissals

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

 

Reference Quick links on the Main page for Delays and Early Closing class schedules for A, B, C & D days

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

No lunch is served on shortened or exam days.

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Special “B” Day Schedule for Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Following period 8 dismissal, students and staff will have the opportunity to engage in Wellness and Enrichment Activities throughout the school. Please note, period 7 will meet before lunch.

 

Special Homecoming/Pep Rally “D” Day Schedule for Friday, October 22, 2021

The SHS Pep Rally will be held on Friday, October 22nd from 1:50-2:45 outside in the football Stadium. Escort your Period 6 classes down to the stadium at the end of the period (please wait for the announcement over the PA). If you have a free period or a duty period during period 6, please report to the stadium to assist with supervision.

All Friday classes will be shortened. Please note that period 5 will meet before the lunch period - period 8 on this Friday “A” Day Schedule.

Read More about Special Schedules: Wednesday, October 20 and Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

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