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Late Start Procedures

Due to fog, inclement weather, or any other unforeseen circumstances, Sikeston R-6 may need to delay the start of school on a particular day. Below are the communications plan and procedures for district and buildings. 


District Communications Plan:

  1. Once Superintendent and Transportation Director confirm the need for a delay, they will contact Communications.

  2. Communications will contact staff and parents/guardians via text/call.

  3. Communications will post on social media.

  4. Communications will contact local news and radio stations.

Procedures at Building Level:

  • All school buildings will delay drop off and start times by 60 minutes.

  • No students may be dropped off at original drop off times. 

Building Drop Off Time Begin Time
Kindergarten 9:15am 9:45am
Lee Hunter 9:00am 9:30am
Southeast 9:00am 9:30am
Wing 9:00am 9:30am
Middle School 8:20am 8:50am
Junior High 8:30am 9:00am
Senior High 8:15am 8:45am
SCTC 8:15am 8:45am
Alt Center 8:15am 8:45am