In the event that bad weather forces the closure of schools, please listen to the following radio staions for annoucements regarding school bus cancellations and school closures.
CKDO AM 1350 - Oshawa
CFRB AM 1010 - Toronto
CKFM 99.9 - Toronto
CHFI FM 98.1 - Toronto
CKQT FM 94.9 - Oshawa
CFTR AM 680 - Toronto
KX-96 FM 95.9 - Ajax
or twitter @DurhamSTS, @DurhamDSB, @Broughtonps
Most local television stations will also provide information. Transportation cancellations/delays are also found on the DSTS website at www.dsts.on.ca. Be sure to check for information and have a contingency plan in place.
Wintery weather can also impact decisions regarding outdoor recess. DDSB schools follow Environment Canada guidelines. If the wind chill factor is -28C or greater students are kept inside. On days when it is cold, administrators consider a number of factors to determine if recess will be shortened or indoors. Parents should send students to school with warm, dry clothing, multiple layers, hats, mitts and boots to ensure warmth.