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Cancellations and Delayed OpeningsTop of Page

Whenever a school cancellation or late opening is necessary, every effort will be made to contact area TV channels as soon as possible. The channels designated to make the announcements for Regional School District 13 include: WTIC channel 61, WFSB channel 3, WVIT channel 30, WTNH channel 8
 

Delayed Openings

Building
2-Hour Delay
1-Hour Delay

Closing Time

Coginchaug 9:25 a.m. 8:25 a.m. 2:02 p.m.
Strong 9:20 a.m. 8:20 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Memorial 10:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 2:35 p.m.
Lyman 10:50 a.m. 9:50 a.m. 3:20 p.m.
Brewster 10:50 a.m. 9:50 a.m. 3:20 p.m.
Pre-K (3 year olds) 10:50 a.m. 9:50 a.m. 1:15 p.m.*
Pre-K (4 year olds) 10:50 a.m. 9:50 a.m. 3:30 p.m.*
 
If school is canceled or closed early, all after-school community activities are also canceled except in special circumstances and only where approval from the superintendent has been granted.
 
*Please note: the Pre-K program does not meet on Fridays.

Early Release InformationTop of Page

Parents are advised to watch the above TV channels for an announcement of early dismissal.
 
Early Release - Professional Learning Days -  Sept 28,  Oct 23,  Dec 6, Jan 12, Feb 8,  May 10
 
Building                   Student Start Time       Student Closing Time
Coginchaug               7:25 a.m.                          10:42 a.m.
Strong                        7.20 a.m.                          10:40 a.m.
Memorial                   8:00 a.m.                          11:15 a.m.
Lyman                        8:50 a.m.                          12:05 p.m.
Brewster                    8:50 a.m.                          12:05 p.m.
Pre-K (3 year olds)    8:50 a.m.                          12:05 p.m.
Pre-K (4 year olds)    8:50 a.m.                          12:05 p.m.
 
 
Early Release - Scheduled and Weather Emergency Closings -  Nov 22,  29,  30 Dec 22, Mar 21,  22,  June 11,  12,  13
 
Building                    Student Start Time      Student Closing Time
Coginchaug                7:25 a.m.                          12:12 p.m.
Strong                         7.20 a.m.                          12:10 p.m.
Memorial                    8:00 a.m.                          12:50 p.m.
Lyman                         8:50 a.m.                            1:30 p.m.
Brewster                     8:50 a.m.                            1:30 p.m.
Pre-K (3 year olds)      8:50 a.m.                             1:30 p.m.
Pre-K (4 year olds)      8:50 a.m.                             1:30 p.m.
 
*The Pre-K Program does not meet on Fridays.

Emergency NotificationsTop of Page

In addition to Emergencies, District 13 uses SchoolMessenger Notification System to alert Parents and Staff about Closings, Delays and Early Dismissals. To learn more, please visit our SchoolMessenger Notification page.