Opt In for School Closing Alerts

  • There are several ways to receive information when schools are closed.  In addition to checking the BSD website and social media platforms (@BSDk12), you can choose to Opt In to receive notifications.

    1. Sign up for text message alerts from @BSDalerts (no Twitter account required).  BSD has created a Twitter account for notifying the community via text messaging about school closings, delays, early dismissals, and other urgent information.  The @BSDalerts account is a way for parents, students, staff, and the community to sign up for these emergency notifications without having a Twitter account.  To sign up, simply send a text to 40404 with the message Follow @BSDalerts.  (Standard text message rates may apply, so this system will be used for emergency notifications only.)   Please note that you do not need to have or set up a Twitter account to receive these notifications.  To stop receiving text messages from @BSDalerts, simply text Unfollow @BSDalerts to 40404.
    2. Subscribe to our monthly electronic newsletter by sending an email to info@bsd.k12.de.us.

    3. Receive updates via text or email through the State of Delaware School Closing system. You can create an account at https://denotificationservices.bbcportal.com/

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