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LEAD-DEADWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 40-1 

SCHOOL CLOSURE, LATE START, EARLY DISMISSAL INFORMATION

Broadcasted on the following Television Channels:  KOTA,  KEVN,  KNBN,  KELO

Broadcasted on the following Radio Stations:  KDSJ (AM 98.0),  Eagle (FM 95.9)

Message on School District’s Web Page:   www.lead-deadwood.k12.sd.us

Message on School District’s following Telephone Numbers:  717-2825 and 717-3890

Every effort is made to contact media prior to 6:00 a.m. for all-day school closure or late start. Late Start – Classes begin two (2) hours later than regular school days.

If there is going to be an early dismissal, that decision is usually made 2 hours prior to the early dismissal time. Media is contacted as soon as a decision is made for an early dismissal. When there is an early dismissal, students in Deadwood are dismissed 15 minutes earlier than Lead due to the shuttle bus route (Example: Deadwood release 12:45 p.m., Lead release 1:00 p.m.).

Parents/Guardians can choose not to send their child(ren) to school on inclement weather days. These absences are excused if parents/guardians choose to keep them at home.

The school district hopes this information will be helpful to you.