Schools Dismissed Early, Events Cancelled Due to Expected Snow [Continual Updates]

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Darien Public Schools will close early Tuesday because of expected snow. The Board of Education is also canceling its meeting scheduled for tonight, and some Darien YMCA events are cancelled, others are still scheduled.

This article will be updated as more information comes in.

Stamford and Norwalk schools are also closing early, according to the WFSB-TV website, which has the most extensive list of weather closings from around the state.

Darien Public Schools announcement

Here’s the school district’s announcement:

Due to a recent change in the weather forecast, a decision has been made for an early afternoon dismissal for today, February 23, 2016.  All afternoon activities are cancelled. The Board of Education meeting scheduled for tonight is cancelled.

Information on dismissal is listed below.  


(decision  made by 11:20 a.m.)

Darien High School:               12:20 p.m.

Middlesex Middle School:      12:30 p.m.   

Hindley, Royle, Tokeneke:       1:00 p.m.  all students including kindergartners  

Holmes, Ox Ridge:                   1:25 p.m.  all students including kindergartners

FOR Early Learning Program (ELP) ONLY: ELP students at Ox Ridge, Royle, and Tokeneke will be dismissed at 12 p.m.

The top part of Darien Public Schools' early-dismissal announcement for Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016

The top part of Darien Public Schools\’ early-dismissal announcement for Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016


Darien YMCA announcement

Here’s the Darien YMCA’s announcement:

Due to the weather, Holly Pond Nursery School will be closing at 1:00PM. Lunch Bunch will run until 1:00PM, and Enrichment is still on as scheduled. Afternoon Holly Care and Kid’s Club are cancelled.

Sports Dept. Update:
All baseball clinics at McGuane Field are ON as scheduled
All house basketball playoff games at Darien YMCA are ON as scheduled
All futsal classes at Royle and Tokeneke are cancelled
All travel basketball practices at Middlesex are cancelled

All other youth programs are on as scheduled.

Please continue to check our website, or our phone message at (203) 655-8228, for further updates.


  • Darien Arts Center announces: “ALL DAC CLASSES ARE ON THEIR NORMAL SCHEDULE. PLEASE CHECK BACK HERE FOR ANY                                                                                       CHANGES. PRIVATE MUSIC STUDENTS SHOULD CONTACT THEIR TEACHER DIRECTLY.”
  • Person-to-Person closed Darien and Norwalk offices at noon.
  • Family Centers of Stamford announced: “Due to the impending wintry weather, all volunteer shifts in our ECE program have been cancelled for this afternoon. Stay home and safe!”

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