Emergency Closings and Delayed Openings:

In the event of an emergency closing or delayed opening, information will be announced by the following:

  • http://www.mtlakes.org/district and http://www.mtnlakes.org
  • Cancellations.com (follow this link to sign-up for e-mail notifications)

  • News 12 New Jersey (Channel 12)
  • WCBS Channel 2

  • WMTR 1250 AM

  • Wildwood, Briarcliff and Mountain Lakes High School will post DELAYED OPENING/CLOSED signs on each of the normal entrance doors.
  • Board Office Phone (973-334-8280)
    NOTE: During the recorded message, press #1. This line is updated within 5 minutes of a decision.

Delayed Openings/Early Dismissals:

In the event of a delayed opening or early dismissal, schools will follow this schedule:


School Delayed Opening Early Dismissal
Mountain Lakes High School 9:30 AM (No "Zero" Period) 12:25 PM
Briarcliff 9:30 AM 12:15 PM

10:00 AM
AM Preschool & Kindergarten 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
PM Preschool & Kindergarten 12:15 PM - 2:55 PM

*Mrs. Brown's Before School Care Program & WW Early Arrivals are canceled when there is a Delayed Opening.

No YMCA bus transportation on Delayed Openings Or Early Dismissals

1:00 PM

AM Preschool & Kindergarten 8:25 AM - 10:15 AM
PM Preschool & Kindergarten 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM

Note: When dismissed early due to weather conditions, AM Preschool & Kindergarten dismisses at 11:15, there is NO PM Kindergarten Preschool and All after-school activities are canceled.

No YMCA bus transportation on Delayed Openings Or Early Dismissals

Lake Drive 10:00 AM 12:45 PM