School Closings and Delays
Canton Public Schools closings and early delays are announced in several ways:
Updated for 2012-13
Updated April 2013
To date we have had 6 school closings - this brings the last day of the 2012-2013 school year to June 21, 2013, with a tentative graduation date of June 21, 2013.
June 20th and June 21st will be early release days.
Canton Schools district website front page:
The moving banner under the photo on the front page of the district website will show the closing or delay announcement.
to return to the front page of the website.
AlertNow Rapid Notification system:
On the morning of a closing or delay, an AlertNow message will go out to those participating in this notification system.
- AlertNow calls will be going to HOMES at approximately 6:15 a.m.
- AlertNow calls to School staff and Hartford students will be earlier (at about 5:15 a.m.) or as soon as the decision to close or delay has been made.
If you are not familiar with the AlertNow rapid notification system, click link to learn more:
ALERTNOW Rapid Notification system
CT Weather website:
This site allows you to sign up to receive email notifications of a school closing or delay.
- Go to www.ctweather.com
- Click on E-Notifications
- Click on Schools
- Follow directions to set-up an account.
TV and Radio Stations that carry our closing or delay announcements:
- WDRC FM 102.9 and AM 1360
- WSNG AM 610 (Torrington area)
- WWCO AM 1240 (Waterbury area)
- WMMW AM 1470 (Meriden area)
- WTIC FM 96.5 and AM 1080
- WRCH FM 100.5