Delay & Closing Information
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No school or grade may be dismissed before the regular hour for dismissal except with the approval of the Superintendent of Schools.During inclement weather (ice, snow, flood) the school will be closed if radio or TV reports indicate that the Lower Dauphin School District is closed. Individual school buildings are not generally mentioned.In the event of a morning delay, students are to report to their classrooms based on the delay time broadcast over radio and television stations and on the district’s Informaline (717-566-5320 or 717-944-1668).Informaline/Website/Social MediaInformation also can be obtained by calling the district’s information hotline, known as Informaline. The phone number for Informaline is 717-566-5320 and 717-944-1668. Informaline is a recorded message with information about the status of the school day.
The district’s website is located at https://www.ldsd.org. A headline announcement will be posted there as soon as a closing decision is made.All emergency and weather information is recorded at those sources first, before any TV or radio station is called. They are your most up-to-date information sources in the school district.The district's Twitter account (www.twitter.com/LowerDauphin) will also be updated in the event of a school closing or delay. The official Facebook pages for district schools will also be updated promptly.School Messenger AutodialerThe district also uses an autodialer program to contact families in the event of a school closure, delay or other emergency situation. For more information about signing up for the SchoolMessenger system, please follow this link: https://www.ldsd.org/Page/12629