General Information

  • Every reasonable effort will be made to operate school every day.
  • There will be times when it may be desirable to operate schools even though it may not be possible to operate buses.
  • The State Board of Education requires that all days of school closure are to be made up.
  • Decisions regarding school closure or bus route modification for ice and snow will seldom be made the night before. Climate conditions in this area can change so rapidly during the night that such decisions are not feasible.
  • Decisions regarding school closures or bus route modification will be made by 5:00 AM whenever possible. Decisions for afternoon take home bus route modification will be made prior to 1:00 PM. Announcements will be made over radio and television stations, on the internet at or by calling Transportation at (360) 965-0300 (menu option #4).
Row of Buses