Closings & Delays

If school needs to be delayed, closed or dismissed early due to weather or other unforseen events, notifications will be shared by the school to:

RESOURCE Audience Type
Infinite Campus Messenger Students, Parents & Staff Text, Email, Voice (based on portal preferences set by user)
OCSD Mobile App Public App Notification
Website - Public Visible on website
Facebook Public Facebook Notification
WHO TV 13 Public
KCCI 8 Public Can sign up through KCCI weather alerts to get notifications
KTVO Public  

If you are a parent or a student and you would like text and emails regarding school cancellations, delays, or early dismissals, please follow the directions below and sign up for Emergency Messages through Infinite Campus.

How to setup Campus Messenger text, voice or email alerts for emergency messages, including closings/delays/early dismissals. (For parents/students only.)

1. Login to your parent portal, either through a web browser or the portal app.

2. Click on your user account icon in the top right.

Parent Portal Settings menu

3. Click on Contact Preferences

Contact Preferences in Settings

4. Put a checkmark in each notification you want to receive. 
For weather related notifications, check the emergency boxfor each phone or email you want the notification to go to.

If your phone is not showing as an option, you will need to add your cell phone number at the top of the screen, save, then you will see the message preferences for your phone.

Voice = phone call to that phone number
Text = text message to that phone number
For email notifications, click the blue Email tab to the right of Phone at the top.

Contact Preferences notification choices