Updated – Delaware School Closings And Delays Thursday 1-31-19

APPOQUINIMINK SCHOOL DISTRICT
SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED TODAY, Offices will open 2-hours late as announced earlier Due to bus transportation issues and the extreme cold, we have changed our status. Schools will now be closed. Offices will open with the two-hour delay announced yesterday. We apologize for this change!

BRANDYWINE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BSD schools and offices will open two hours late on Thursday, January 31. There will be no morning preschool at Bush. High school midterms will be scheduled as follows Thursday: 9:30-11:15 exam 11:15-11:30 break 11:30-1:15 exam Afternoon bus transportation for HS students will begin at 1:15 p.m.

CAESAR RODNEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to extreme cold weather conditions all Caesar Rodney schools will open 2 hours late on Thursday, January 31st, 2019.

CAPE HENLOPEN SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to the forecast of extreme temperatures tomorrow morning, Thursday, January 31st, all Cape Henlopen schools will operate on a 2-hour delay.

CAPITAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Thursday, January 31st 2019, all Capital School District Schools will be opening with a 2 HOUR DELAY. No Morning Pre-School. 12 Month employees report on time. Please check www.capital.k12.de.us or www.facebook.com/capitalschooldistrict for any changes to this announcement. Thank you for your support of the Capital School District.

CHARTER SCHOOL OF NEW CASTLE ELEMENTARY
Due to extremely cold and inclement weather, Charter School of New Castle Elementary will be closed Thursday 1/31/2019.

CHARTER SCHOOL OF NEW CASTLE MIDDLE
Due to inclement weather, Charter School of New Castle Middle School will be closed Thursday, 1/31/2019.

CHRISTINA SCHOOL DISTRICT
UPDATE FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 31
Schools CLOSED & Offices Open 2 Hours Late

Due to inclement weather conditions, all schools and programs in the Christina School
District will be closed on Thursday, January 31. Offices will open with a 2-hour delay.

Preschool Programs, Parents as Teachers Stay and Play, Continuing Education Classes, Adult Education Classes, Distance Learning classes, and Brennen School Respite Services are also canceled.

COLONIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Closed http://www.colonialschooldistrict.org/newsroom/weather-updates/

EAST SIDE CHARTER SCHOOL
Due to inclement weather Eastside Charter School will be closed Thursday, 1/31/2019.

EDISON (THOMAS A.) CHARTER SCHOOL
Due to the impending near zero degree temperatures, expected for all day Thursday, Thomas Edison Charter School will be closed on Thursday, January 31st.

FIRST STATE MILITARY ACADEMY
First State Military Academy will be operating on a two-hour delay on Thursday, January 31st.

INDIAN RIVER SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to an unsafe drop in temperatures Wednesday night into early Thursday morning, all Indian River School District schools will open two hours late on Thursday, January 31. There will be no morning preschool activities. Administrators, custodians and nutrition services workers should report at their regular time. All other employees should report two hours late.”

LAKE FOREST SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to the forecast of extreme temperatures and below zero wind-chill for tomorrow morning, all Lake Forest School District schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for Thursday, January 31, 2019.

LAS AMERICAS ASPIRA ACADEMY
Due to the forecasted wind-chill, ASPIRA Academy will be closed tomorrow, Thursday January 31st, 2019.

LAUREL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to the extreme cold temperatures and wind chill projected for tomorrow morning, Thursday, January 31st, The Laurel School District will be operating on a 2 hour delay schedule. Laurel Middle School and Laurel High School will be opening at 9:50AM. North Laurel Early Learning Academy and Laurel Elementary School will be opening at 10:50AM. There will be NO morning Pre-K at North Laurel Early Learning Academy and breakfast will NOT BE SERVED in any of the schools. An Instant Alert Phone Message will be going out at 5:00 PM. Thank you, and be safe.”

MILFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT
Milford School District will operate on a two-hour delay on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

MOT CHARTER SCHOOL
Due to predicted extreme cold temperatures, MOT Charter School will open 2 hours late tomorrow, Thursday, 1/31/19.

NEWARK CHARTER SCHOOL
Due to predicted cold temperatures and wind chills in the morning, Newark Charter School will open 2-hours late on Thursday, January 31st.”

ODYSSEY CHARTER SCHOOL
Due to anticipated weather conditions, Odyssey Charter School will operate on a TWO-HOUR DELAY on 1/31/19. Check your email for more information.

POLYTECH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to a wind chill warning for our area, POLYTECH will be operating on a two hour delay for all students and 10 month staff for Thursday the 31st of January. All 12 month staff please report on time.

POSITIVE OUTCOMES CHARTER SCHOOL
Due to extreme cold weather conditions, Positive Outcomes Charter School, will open 2 hours late on Thursday, January 31st, 2019. All students are expected to report to school by 9:30 AM. All staff are expected to report by 9:15 AM.

PRIVATE, PAROCHIAL AND HOME SCHOOLS
Caravel Academy will be opening with a two-hour delay on Thursday, January 31. This also includes before care which will open at 9 am.

PROVIDENCE CREEK ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL
Due to the extremely cold windchils on Thursday, January 31, 2019, Providence Creek Academy will be closed. All school activities are canceled. Please stay warm and safe.

RED CLAY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to the forecast of extreme temperatures and high winds for tomorrow morning, schools will be operating on a 2-hour delay for Thursday, January 31, 2019. The morning session for the 3-year-old half-day program will be canceled.

SEAFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Seaford School District will open schools two-hours late tomorrow, Thursday January 31st. Breakfast will not be served tomorrow, so please provide your child with a healthy breakfast at home. There will be no AM pre-k tomorrow. Full-day pre-k should report two-hours late. Pre-k PM students who ride a bus will arrive at school at approximately 12:30pm. Pre-K PM students who are dropped off by a parent may still arrive at the regular time. To repeat, the Seaford School District will open two-hours late tomorrow. Please travel safely. Thank you.”

SMYRNA SCHOOL DISTRICT Thursday, January 31st, 2019 all Smyrna School District schools and offices will run on a two hour delay with no morning early childhood program due to inclement weather conditions.

SUSSEX ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Sussex Academy will open two hours late tomorrow, 1/31/19, due to weather conditions. Thank you for your continued support of the Sussex Academy.

SUSSEX TECHNICAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to the extreme cold temperatures, Sussex Tech High School will be operating on a TWO HOUR DELAY on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019.

WOODBRIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT
In response to cold temperatures and wind chill advisory, schools and offices will be opening 2-hours late on Thursday, January 31.

This list is updated as the information becomes available. Check back shortly.

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