District > School Closing/Emergency Notification System
School Closing Information
In the event Independent School District #317, Deer River, Minnesota, needs to close school due to inclement weather or other school emergencies, we will post such notifications on the main page of the district website as well as the methods listed below.
Electronic Announcements and Emergency Messaging for Families
Deer River Public Schools uses a service called ParentLink to electronically send messages to parents and guardians via text messages, email, and cell and landline phones. Contact information from Infinite Campus is used by ParentLink so it is very important that the school district has accurate information in the district Infinite Campus system
ParentLink is used for school closings, building and district announcements, and emergency messages. home phone number on file at the schools).
This system also works in conjunction with our school district app. The district app has school information, calendars, sports scores, lunch menus, and much more. Click the icon below to link to the Apple Store and download the app.