School Arrival Times
- Morning: 8:20 – 8:40 a.m.
(Our school day officially starts at 8:40 a.m. - Students arriving after 8:40 a.m. will be marked as tardy.)
- Pre-Kindergarten AM class: 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- Pre-Kindergarten PM class: 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
- Grades K, 1, 2, 3: 8:40 a.m. – 3:20 p.m.
Hours for Delayed Openings (Due to Weather):
In the event of any delayed openings:
- There will be no Morning Pre-Kindergarten (3 year olds).
- Kindergarten will follow the same delayed schedule as students in Grades 1 - 3.
- Afternoon Preschool will follow their normal 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. schedule.
Hours for Early Closing Due to Weather:
In the event of any weather early dismissals
- Grades K - 3 will be dismissed at 1 PM.
- Pre-Kindergarten AM class: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
- No PM Pre-Kindergarten (4 year olds)
Please remember this is only for unexpected school delays or early dismissals. This does not pertain to days previously planned to be an early release (see below for those hours)
Hours for Early Dismissal Due to Conferences and Staff Development:
- Pre-Kindergarten AM class: 9:00 – 10:50 a.m.
- Pre-Kindergarten PM class: 11:00 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.
- Grade K, 1, 2, 3: 8:40 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
School opening delays and emergency early closings
If there is going to be a school cancellation or delay, the decision will be made no later than 5:45 a.m. in the morning. In the event school will be dismissing early, notification to our community will be made in a timely manner for proper supervision at home.
The public will be notified of any cancellation, delay or early dismissal via several ways, if possible:
- SchoolMessenger text alerts (Information was sent last week regarding text alerts)
- Local television stations
- School website- www.cantonschools.org
- Twitter - @Cantonctctschools
- Facebook – Canton Public Schools
- WFSB - Channel 3
- WVIT - Channel 8
- Fox 61
***** Please be sure your child knows what to do and where to go in the event of an emergency school closing. *****