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Snow Days & Delays

Winter weather has arrived and the Onondaga Central School District would like to provide some information to our families and community members.

When school is delayed, closed, or an early dismissal occurs due to weather conditions or other emergencies, a text alert will be sent out via the SchoolMessenger system, the information will be posted on our District website (, and announcements will be made over local television stations and radio stations. 

If you are not signed up for text alerts on SchoolMessenger, you can find school emergency announcements on one of the following television stations:  WSYR-Channel 9, Spectrum News 10, WTVH-Channel 5 or WSTM-Channel 3.  Additionally, some websites to check are:;;;

Parents, please have a plan in place for the supervision of your children on emergency or closing days, or in the event of an early dismissal.  If you need alternate transportation, please be sure to notify your child’s school and the Transportation Department.  Contact information is below:
  • Junior/Senior High School: 315-552-5020
  • Wheeler Elementary School: 315-552-5050
  • Rockwell Elementary School: 315-552-5070
  • Transportation Department, Matt Dodge, Assistant Transportation Supervisor: Phone: 315-552-5090 or Email:
When Onondaga Central Schools are closed, all scheduled activities, events, meetings, and programs will also be canceled, unless otherwise stated for extenuating circumstances.  In addition, the school closing information applies to all students who are receiving transportation on our District buses, including students attending private and parochial schools, BOCES and all others.

Breakfast WILL be served when school is delayed one hour, however, it WILL NOT be served when school is delayed two hours.  
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Rob Price, Superintendent of Schools
4466 South Onondaga Road | Nedrow, NY 13120
Phone 315.552.5000