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Flooding Update: No Impact on Schools

(update as of 7:18 p.m., Monday, 1/5/15)
 
All Snoqualmie Valley public schools will be open Tuesday, January 6, on their regular schedules.
 
The Snoqualmie River has crested and water levels are now receding.
 
The District has confirmed that no school buildings were impacted by flooding, and schools can resume on schedule.
 
Earlier today, students and staff did a great job practicing an evacuation from Snoqualmie Elementary School to the Mount Si High School Freshman Campus, in anticipation of flood waters that closed the road in front of SES. Since then, that road has reopened; water that had entered the school parking lot is now gone; and luckily, no flooding occurred inside the building.
 
That said, we also anticipate that some roads in the region may remain closed tomorrow due to flooding. UPDATE as of 10 a.m., January 6: Click here for updated list of road closures around the the district.
 
For families who live in areas impacted by road closures, parents may need to decide whether to personally transport their students to school or choose to keep them at home, since bus transportation will not have access. Please contact your school if you need to make special arrangements.
 
For all other families who use bus transportation, we appreciate your patience and understanding if buses are running a little late tomorrow, as our Transportation Team will be busy working to assess what roads are open and where alternate routing may still be needed.
 
Again, please plan for all schools to run on schedule tomorrow. Lastly, if ever the status of school is in question (such as for an unforeseen power outage), it's always wise to check the district website before students leave home for school.
 
Thank you.