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School Hours, Cancellations & Early Release Information

Regular School Day Hours

Regular School Day Hours

 Building Student Start Time  Student Closing Time
 7:25 a.m.  2:02 p.m.
 Strong  7:20 a.m.  2:00 p.m.
 Memorial  8:00 a.m.  2:35 p.m.
 Lyman  8:50 a.m.  3:20 p.m.
 Brewster  8:50 a.m.  3:20 p.m.
 PreK* (3yr olds) 9:00 a.m.  1:15 p.m.
 PreK*(4yr olds)  9:00 a.m.  3:00 p.m.
 Middlesex Transition Academy 8:30 a.m.  2:30 p.m. 
Cancellations and Delayed Openings

Cancellations and Delayed Openings

Delayed Openings

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.
Building 2-Hour Delay 
Student Closing Time 
Coginchaug 9:25 a.m. 2:02 p.m.
Strong 9:20 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Memorial 10:00 a.m. 2:35 p.m.
Lyman 10:50 a.m. 3:20 p.m.
Brewster 10:50 a.m. 3:20 p.m.
Pre-K* (3 yr olds) 11:00 a.m. 1:15 p.m.*
Pre-K* (4 yr olds) 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.*
 Middlesex Transition Academy 10:30 a.m. 2:30 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 Information

Early Release Information

Parents are advised to watch the above TV channels for an announcement of early dismissal.
Early Release - Scheduled and Weather Emergency Closings 
 Building Student Start Time Student Closing Time
 Coginchaug  7:25 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 
Strong   7:20 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 
 Memorial  8:00 a.m.  12:05 p.m.
 Lyman 8:50 a.m.   12:30 p.m.
 Brewster  8:50 a.m.  12:30 p.m.
 Pre-K* (3yr olds)  9:00 a.m. 12:10 p.m.
Pre-K* (4yr olds)  9:00 a.m.   12:10 p.m.
 Middlesex Transition Academy 8:30 a.m. 12:15 p.m.
*The Pre-K Program does not meet on Fridays.
Emergency Notifications

Emergency Notifications

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