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School Closings & Delays

In the event of a school delay or closing, information is shared via multiple communication channels including the following:

  • The homepage of the MASD website (
  • Automated call and email via Skylert
    Calls are typically made between 5 and 6 a.m. The system will call the primary phone number as provided to the district. 
  • Facebook, Instagram & Twitter
  • Local TV (KDKA, WTAE and WPXI) and radio stations 
    Please note that the district does not control how quickly radio and TV stations update their information on-air

When schools are closed, all after-school and evening events, athletics and activities are also cancelled unless otherwise noted.

If you are a non-public school family within the district, please use the resources listed above for school closing and delay notifications.