• Weather Events & Outages

    We know that our Pacific Northwest weather can be unpredictable. Please take a few minutes to review the information below so you know what to expect when there is a weather event or power outage during a school day.

    Weather events

    Announcements will be made to staff and families via email, district website posting, mobile app notification, and social media postings. We will also use FlashAlert.

    Laptop icon In the event that snow or other weather conditions make it unsafe to report to school buildings, we will transition to complete Distance Learning. There will not be late starts due to snow or weather events.

    Hybrid In-Person Learning
    There will not be Hybrid In-Person Learning. Teachers will reach out to these families with Distance Learning opportunities for the day.

    Small group instruction

    There will not be in-person small group instruction. Teachers will reach out to these families with Distance Learning opportunities for the day.

    Special Education services for students in specialized programs
    There will not be in-person special education instruction for those students receiving services through the Behavior Programs (Reach and BEEP), Life Skills, or the Structure Learning Centers. Teachers will reach out to these families with Distance Learning opportunities for the day.

    Early Learning Center
    The Early Learning Center will be closed for in-person learning. Teachers will reach out to these families with Distance Learning opportunities for the day.

    There is no out-of-district transportation on snow days or weather events.

    Silhouette of an apple If there is a weather event on a Wednesday, we may cancel or reschedule the weekly curbside meal pickup. In that case, information will be shared with families from the Nutrition Services Department about an alternate pickup date.

    Power & Internet Outages

    Students: If you lose power or Internet at home, please do the following, if possible:

    • Contact your teacher or school to report the outage
    • Continue to work on previously assigned learning activities
    • Participate in on demand activities if possible

    Employees: If you lose power or Internet at home, please do the following, if possible:

    • Contact your principal or supervisor to report the outage
    • Send a message to your students to engage in on demand learning activities
      • If you are unable to send a message, ask your principal or supervisor to do this for you
    • If the power or Internet goes out during class, contact your principal or supervisor and ask that a message be shared with your students.

    It’s difficult when things happen that are out of our control, and we thank you in advance for your patience and flexibility—especially with our teachers.