School closure or 2-hour delay?

What families need to know

With snow in the forecast, we want families to be familiar with the district’s 2-hour delay and school closure information. We will make every effort to inform you of any schedule changes by 6 a.m.

This information is also relevant for other possible events, such as a windstorm, power outage, earthquake or other emergency.

How families will be notified?

What if school is closed?

  • No before school programs.

  • All after-school activities, all evening events at district buildings (including non-district events) are canceled.

  • For the 2021-22 school year, Snow Make-up Days, if needed, will be in this order: Feb. 22, March 18, June 27, June 28, June 29

What if there is a 2-hour delay?

School start and dismissal times:

  • School starts two hours after the school’s regular start time:

  • Students will be dismissed at regular dismissal times unless otherwise announced.

School buses:

  • Buses will arrive for student pick up two hours after the regular pick up time.

School breakfast and lunch:

  • School breakfast will be available 30 minutes before schools start.

  • School lunch will be provided as part of the school day.

Morning programs:

  • No a.m. Move 60!

  • No a.m. services at Alderwood Early Childhood Center. p.m. services will operate on their normal schedule.

  • No a.m.. Preschool co-op, Family PreK & ECEAP.


  • Your student’s childcare provider will contact you of their specific schedule and changes.

After school activities:

  • All student activities (after-school athletics and academic clubs) take place as scheduled unless otherwise notified.