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School Delays and Closures due to Inclement Weather: What you need to know | Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center

Weather delays or closures:

In the event of inclement weather, district officials will make the decision by 5 a.m. If the decision is made to close or delay school, local television and radio stations will be notified immediately and broadcast regular announcements of school closures or delays.
notifications in Spanish will be made on radio newscasts on 1150-AM, 1280-AM and 1090-AM.
Robo Call – In the event that a Weather Delay or School Closure is called, families will receive a Robo Call notification informing them of next steps.
It is important that families maintain updated contact information with their school’s front office and in Infinite Campus. – Emergency School Closures or Weather Delays will be posted here and on
Social Media – Announcements to close or delay school will also be posted to, as well as http://@DPSnewsnow and http://@DPSschoolbus on Twitter.
Hotlines – A message announcing the closure or late start will also be left on the school district’s closure hotline at 720-423-3200, as well as on the DPS Transportation hotline at 720-423-4600

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School-based Health Centers

Denver Health’s School-based Health Centers (SBHC) form a large network of health centers located inside Denver Public School (DPS) campuses that serve any DPS student as well as children enrolled in DPS-affiliated Early Childhood Education programs at no charge to families. They offer medical, mental health, dental, health education and family planning, as well as insurance enrollment and advising services. If you know the location where you want to make an appointment, please call the center directly using the phone number available on our locations page or call the Appointment Center at 303-602-8958.

Parents if you are unsure your student should come to school if feeling ill or return after being ill please click on the links below or call the main office at 720-424-8990

COVID-19 Screening and COVID-19 Testing Decision Tree

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Free COVID-19 Testing
All students in DPS are able to receive a free COVID-19 test thanks to a partnership with COVIDCheck Colorado and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. To schedule a test, visit

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