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Delays & Early Closings

The fastest and most information on school closings and delays can be obtained by calling 341-1766. If schools are cancelled or delayed, that information is usually on the emergency line (341-1766) by 6:00 a.m.

The Superintendent may call for a one, two, or three hour delay depending on the circumstances. Early dismissals are at 1:00. The details regarding the change will be announced on the emergency phone line, the district webpage under Important District News, and through SchoolMessenger.

The radio and TV stations listed below carry announcements of delayed school opening or closing. If the station is not listed, it receives no information from the Westport Public Schools:

WAVZ New Haven 1300 AM
WEBE Westport 107.9 FM
WEFX Norwalk 95.9 FM
WELI New Haven 960 AM
WEZN Bridgeport 99.9 FM
WICC Bridgeport 600 AM
WKHL Stamford 96.7 FM
WNLK Norwalk 1350 AM
WKCI   101.3 FM
WSTC Stamford 1400 AM
WTNH Channel 8
News 12 Connecticut Channel 12
WVIT Channel 30 Cablevision
  CTweather.com

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BMS enjoyed a positive and, despite a temporary facilities setback and tropical storm, a very smooth opening week back at school. Thank you parents and guardians for sending us exceptionally well-prepared students. This week, our students upheld their responsibilities regarding active learning and also health, hygiene and safety practices. It is evident that our school community has joined together to make the complex task of schooling at Bedford work well in the best interest of our students and school community. Please see the full newsletter for scenes from BMS, Back-to-School Night, and other important information and notices.

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