Inclement Weather

Information for inclement weather delays, closings and events.

Closings and Dismissals



During inclement weather or emergency situations, early dismissal/school closing information for the Colonial School District will be available from the following:

  • Automated Phone Messages
    The district employs an automated phone messaging system to help alert parents. To ensure its effectiveness, it is crucial that we have the correct phone numbers for your family. Please be sure to check the information currently on file, and supply updates to the office at your home school whenever changes occur.
  • Mobile App
    Download the Colonial School District Smart Phone app to receive push notification messages right to your phone. Download for iOS or Android here
  • State School Closing Website and Email Notification
    Parents can register for email notification and/or view the status of school closings across the state. Go to:
  • School and District Websites
    A notice will be posted on the home page as news.
  • Social Media
  • Local News and Radio Stations:
    • 93.7 FM WSTW
    • 99.5 FM WJBR
    • 1150 AM WDEL
    • Delaware Online