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Are you ready for snow season?

Ensure you get our alerts by updating your contact information

CASTLE ROCK – While we have been enjoying a pleasant fall, we know snowflakes are right around the corner.

Be prepared for any Douglas County School District delays or closures, by updating contact information in Infinite Campus and following the District’s emergency communication channels.

When the snow starts to fly, check out our School Closure Status Page. This is also the source of information about our weather closure process and delayed start times.

Additionally, you can find closure information on the following avenues (also listed on our Connect page):

Website iconDCSD Website
Alerts posted on front page. No sign up required.
School Closure Information

Parent portal iconText & Email Messaging
Sign Up: Parent Portal | School Messenger FAQ
School Messenger alerts are sent to families using contacts in Infinite Campus. 

Mobile app iconDCSD Mobile App
Sign Up: Apple iTunes | Google Play
Our app is available for Android and iPhone.
Push notifications are available via our app.

Facebook iconFacebook
Visit our Facebook page and select “friend” to receive updates in your news feed.


Twitter iconTwitter
Visit our Twitter page and select the “follow” option to receive our tweets.



Watch Below: How are snow closures and delays determined?


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