San Juan Island School District

Emergency Levels

Note that school bus transportation may be modified due to hazardous weather conditions.  In the event of severe weather school may be shortened, or even be cancelled.  These modifications are made to ensure safety of students and staff.
 
The following announcement options may be broadcast if weather conditions become unusual:

Head Start

When the School District is closed, Head Start is also closed. For further information please call Sarah Werling at 378-8815.

LEVEL I: Schools are Open

If no announcement is heard on the Radio / TV, please assume that school will be open as usual. Bus drivers will attempt to run regular routes. Buses may be late due to slower speed.

LEVEL II: Schools are Open/Snow Routes 

Schools are open on normal schedule. Buses may be slower due to road conditions and rerouting and will not travel on the following roads:

  • Boyce Road. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Catch bus at Beaverton Valley Road or San Juan Valley Road
  • Davison Head Area . . . . . . . . . Catch bus at Roche Harbor airport
  • False Bay Road . . . . . . . . . . . . Catch bus at Cattle Point Road
  • Golf Course Road . . . . . . . . . . .Catch bus at Cattle Point Road
  • Hannah Heights Area . . . . . . . .Catch bus at Fire House
  • Hillview Terrace . . . . . . . . . . . Catch bus at Roche Harbor Road
  • Lonesome Cove Road . . . . . . . Catch bus at Limestone Pt. Road / Rouleau Road intersection
  • Miller Road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Catch bus at Fire Hall
  • No. 2 Schoolhouse Road . . . . . Catch bus at Beaverton Valley Road
  • North Egg Lake Road . . . . . . . .Catch bus at Roche Harbor Road
  • Portland Fair Road . . . . . . . . . . Catch bus at first driveway on Cattle Point Road
  • Roche Harbor Resort . . . . . . . . Catch bus at Roche Harbor airport
  • Snug Harbor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Catch bus at Mitchell Bay Road and West Side Road intersection
  • Sutton Road . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Catch bus at Roche Harbor Road
  • University of WA Labs. . . . . . . Catch bus at intersection of Tucker and Labs Rd.
  • Yacht Haven Road . . . . . . . . . .Catch bus at DeHaro Lane

LEVEL III: Schools are Open on Late Start Schedule

Schools, including kindergarten, will run on the typical “Wednesday Late Start” schedule commencing at 9:45 a.m. Buses will run snow routes as listed above.

LEVEL IV: Schools are Open on Late Start Schedule/No Bus Transportation

Schools, including kindergarten, will run on the typical “Wednesday Late Start” schedule commencing at 9:45 a.m. However, students must be transported by parents. If road conditions appear unsafe for car travel, parents are advised to keep their children at home.

LEVEL V: Schools are Closed

When road conditions are too hazardous for both buses and cars, school will be closed. School can also be closed as a result of an extended power failure.

PLEASE NOTE: The bus routes listed above will be in effect for both morning and afternoon routes. Bus drivers have been instructed not to drop students off if the drivers have doubts about the students’ ability to reach home safely. Such students will be returned to school. If your child is not picked up in the morning or does not reach home in the afternoon, please notify the school (Elementary 378-5209, Middle School 378-5214, High School 378-5215, District Office 378-4133.) Please contact the school if your child does not reach home as planned.