Hamden Public Schools District Policies

6114.6 - Emergency Closings 

The Board authorizes the Superintendent to close the schools, delay their opening, and/or to dismiss them early in the event of hazardous weather or other emergencies which threaten the safety or health of students or staff members. 

It is understood that the Superintendent will take such action only after consultation with transportation, police, appropriate town maintenance personnel, and weather authorities. 

The public will be informed early in each school year of emergency closing, delayed opening, and early dismissal procedures. 

(cf. 6111 - School Year/School Calendar) 

Legal Reference:

Connecticut General Statutes

10-15 Towns to maintain schools.


Policy adopted: April 11, 2000 

Hamden Public Schools     Hamden, Connecticut