To: All Parents, Guardians, and KPS Staff.
In the event of stormy weather, cancellations, delayed openings, and early dismissals will be announced on the radio and TV as early as possible. In order to help you prepare for morning childcare and/or supervision, ALL DELAYED OPENINGS WILL BE TWO (2) HOURS. When there is a 2-hour delay, there is no breakfast program and no morning preschool.
Our automated telephone calling system will contact you if there is a delay, cancellation or early dismissal.
Please be sure that schools have your correct telephone number on file.
TV Stations: Channel 3, Channel 8, Fox 61, NBC 30, and www.killinglyschools.org
Radio Stations: WINY 1350 AM, WILI 98.3 FM, WCTY 97.7FM
KPS Weather line: 860 779-6666
In the event of a delay, a child’s bus will be delayed by the same amount of time. For example, when school is delayed 2-hours, a student who is usually picked up at 7:00 a.m. will be picked up at 9:00 a.m.
DELAYED OPENING HOURS ARE
KHS-9:30 a.m. KIS-9:15 a.m. KMS-10:20 a.m.(no breakfast program) KCS-10:20 a.m.
Goodyear Childcare-9:00 a.m. KCP grades k-8 -8:00 a.m.
Goodyear (School day only)-10:15 a.m.
EARLY DISMISSAL PROCEDURES
When there is an early dismissal there is no afternoon preschool. Goodyear childcare is open until 5:00 p.m.
Killingly Childcare Program (formerly known as BASP & SCORE) sites are open until 6:00 p.m., unless otherwise directed by the Superintendent.
Early dismissal hours are: KHS-12:05 p.m. KIS-12:10 p.m. KCS-1:20 p.m. KMS-1:20 p.m.
Goodyear: Pre-K morning students will be dismissed at 10:45 a.m. Dismissal for full-day Pre-k students will be at 12:45 p.m. There will be no afternoon preschool session.
Goodyear Childcare will open at 9:00 am. when schools are closed.
Killingly Childcare Programs (KCP), formerly known as Before & After School Program (BASP) at KCS and KMS and formerly known as SCORE at KIS. On days when schools are closed, the KCS & KMS Killingly Childcare Programs for students in grades k-4 will be combined and held at the KMS location from 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
For students in grades 5-8, KCP will be held at Killingly Intermediate School, from 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
If the entire District is closed (no office staff) ALL Killingly Childcare Program sites are closed.
Parents of elementary and intermediate students should make arrangements to receive students at home if there is an early dismissal. Either arrange to be home early, or arrange for a relative or neighbor to provide supervision. Parents need to let schools know of any changes for early dismissal. Please inform your child of your plans in the case of an early dismissal.