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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 90 minutes.

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