Middle School Weather Delays & Closures

Inclement Weather Policies
Inclement weather or emergencies could cause school closures, delayed start, or early dismissal.
School Closures:
Parker Performing Arts will follow all Douglas County School District CLOSURES.
Delayed Start:
All grade levels at Parker Performing Arts Schools will follow the Douglas County School District 90-minute delayed start.
  • Doors for middle school will open at 9:10 a.m.
  • Doors for elementary school will open at 9:30 a.m.
Please be aware that students dropped off before 9:10 a.m. need to be dressed appropriately to wait in the
elements until the door is opened at 9:10 a.m.
Early School Dismissal:
Parker Performing Arts School will follow the Early Dismissal Schedule for all students.
  • Dismissals could occur at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., or 2:10 p.m.
  • Please work out a procedure and discuss it with your children so that they can be prepared and at ease should an early dismissal be required.
  • Please remember that children may be released only to those people whose names are on the carpool list, the emergency contacts in the Infinite Campus Portal, or who have written permission from the parent/guardian.
  • All after-school activities will be canceled.
In case of emergency or severe weather conditions:
  • Tune in to the radio or television stations listed below for information on changes in school schedules. Stations will be contacted no later than 6:30 a.m. for school closures and as soon as possible for early dismissals.
  • Visit www.dcsdk12.org for emergency closure information.
  • Social media (Facebook, school website, and school app, etc.) will also be updated with school closure information.
  • Call the DCSD weather hotline at 303-387-7669 (SNOW). The message is updated before 6:00 a.m.
  • AM Radio - KOA (850)
  • Television
    CW2 Channel 2
    CBS4 Channel 4
    7NEWS Channel 7
    9NEWS Channel 9
    FOX Channel 3