School Delays and Closings

For school closings, early dismissals and late starts, watch/listen for information on these media outlets:

If winter weather is so severe that schools need to close, parents will also be alerted in three ways as soon as a decision is made:

  • A Blackboard Connect phone message and text message (if opted in) will be sent to all parents.
  • A message will be posted on the homepage of
  • Messages will be posted on the Lakeville Area Schools Facebook and Twitter pages.

The second through sixth snow days of the school year will be used as Flexible Learning (FLEX) Days. On FLEX Days, students will continue to learn from home by completing online or offline assignments given by their teachers. The three notification methods listed above will indicate whether the day will be a FLEX Day or a typical snow day. Please visit the FLEX Days page for more information.

We know that closing schools can be disruptive, especially for working families. Student and staff safety is our primary concern. Ultimately, the decision to send children to school remains with families. Lakeville Area Schools supports those decisions that are made for the safety and health of students. There are no negative consequences, and our schools work with families to assure that work is made up when an absence is safety-related.

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