Sometimes school must be closed, delayed, or dismissed early, due to weather or other emergency conditions. When this happens, we will notify parents as quickly as possible. Normally, these days are made up at the end of the school year. The district will use the following methods to inform our families:
The safety of our students will be paramount in all our decisions.
For more information on school closings in Colchester, please select the links on the right side of this page. If you have any questions, please contact your school or our Central Office.
Throughout the year, the Colchester School District uses SchoolMessenger to notify parents about emergency situations, school delays or cancellations due to inclement weather, and other school news. Utilizing voice, SMS text, and e-mail, our district can send thousands of messages instantly and reliably using SchoolMessenger's notification system.
Is Your Child's Information Accurate?
It is important that we have current contact information (telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) for all of our students. Please make sure your child's school has up-to-date information for your family! If you find that you are not receiving messages, be sure to contact your child's school to update your e-mail and phone numbers in our student database.
Were You Called in Error?
It is likely that your phone number has been accidentally included in our database. To have the number removed from our system, simply call our Central Office at (802) 264-5999 (select option 0).
To improve communication with parents, guardians and students, the Colchester School District has expanded its ability to deliver phone, email and SMS text messages using SchoolMessenger. This allows us to communicate with parents about emergency situations, day to day progress, and school events.If you would like to receive SMS text messages from us, you must "opt-in" by following these simple steps: