• School Closures and Inclement Weather "Snow Routes"

    EMERGENCY INFORMATION 

    For up-to-date information on closures, delays or transportation modifications, please see our website at www.sjisd.wednet.edu.

     

    School bus transportation may be modified due to hazardous weather conditions. In the event of severe weather, the school day may be shortened or even be canceled. These modifications are made to ensure the safety of students and staff. 

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS will be broadcast before school on the following stations and websites:

     

    Radio

    Television

    KISM 92.9 FM Bellingham     

    KOMO TV 4- Seattle       

    KLKI 1340 AM Anacortes     

    KING TV 5- Seattle     

    KOMO 1000 AM Seattle     

    KVOS TV 12 Bellingham

    KAFE 104.3 FM Bellingham

    KCPQ TV 13  

    KGMI- 790 AM -Bellingham     

     

     

     

    Websites

     www.schoolreport.org

    www.sanjuanjournal.com

     www.sjisd.wednet.edu

    www.islandguardian.com

     www.sanjuanislander.com

    www.sanjuanupdate.com

     

    If school must be closed mid-day, this will also be announced on the Radio/TV and students will be sent home by their usual mode of transportation. If bus routes have to be modified, it will be announced.

     

    OPTION LEVEL OUTLINE

    The following announcement options may be broadcast if weather conditions become unusual:

     

    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 corner of Limestone Pt. Rd & Rouleau Rd 

    ˜ 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 corner of Mitchell Bay Rd & West Side Rd

    ˜ Sutton Road……………….....Catch bus at Roche Harbor Road

    ˜ University of WA Labs….....Catch bus at intersection of Tucker & Labs Rd.

    ˜ Yacht Haven Road……….....Catch bus at De Haro Lane

     

    LEVEL III  SCHOOLS ARE OPEN ON LATE START SCHEDULE: 

    Schools will run on a “Late Start” schedule commencing at 9:45 a.m.   Buses will run snow routes as listed above.  Under conditions of "Late Start", the Head Start program will be canceled.

     

    LEVEL IV  SCHOOLS ARE OPEN ON LATE START SCHEDULE / NO BUS TRANSPORTATION:  

    Schools will run on a “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.  Under conditions of "Late Start" the Head Start program will be canceled.

     

    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. 

     

    EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS DURING POWER OUTAGES:

     

    Elementary School

    298-6042

    Middle School 

    298-5037

    High School 

    District Office 

    298-5052

    298-6056