SCHOOL CHANGES: Delayed start Monday for Seattle Public Schools and others

4:04 AM: Decision’s in from Seattle Public Schools: 2-hour delay and snow routes, plus no morning half-day preschool. We’ll add word of any other school changes here.

4:24 AM: Also 2 hours delayed: Fauntleroy Children’s Center.

5:09 AM: South Seattle College (WSB sponsor) will start at 10 am (anything scheduled to start sooner is canceled).

ADDED: Holy Rosary, 2 hours late, no AM preschool, no AM BASE
Our Lady of Guadalupe, 2 hours late, no zero-period Spanish or AM EDC
Explorer West Middle School (WSB sponsor), 10 am start
Holy Family, 2-hour delay; school starts @ 10, BASS @ 9
Seattle Lutheran High School, 10:45 am start
Hope Lutheran, 2-hour delay, no AM extended care or morning-only preschool
Cometa Playschool, classes start 9 am
Community School of West Seattle, 11 am start, no half-day preschool
Summit Atlas – 2-hour delay
Westside School (WSB sponsor) – REGULAR SCHEDULE

Outside WS – Seattle University is starting at 10:30 am
University of Washington (Seattle) is starting at 9:30 am

Other changes? Call/text us – 206-293-6302

13 Replies to "SCHOOL CHANGES: Delayed start Monday for Seattle Public Schools and others"

  • aron January 13, 2020 (5:36 am)

    Why?!  We have no snow. 

    • WSB January 13, 2020 (5:48 am)

      Because SPS has to make decisions on a citywide level – it can’t change opening times (etc.) school by school – and some other areas of the city DO have snow.

    • MercyMoi January 13, 2020 (5:51 am)

      Icy roads. Two-hr delay allows for a little warm up. Also, just because *we* don’t have snow doesn’t mean somewhere else in the district doesn’t. Being such a sprawling district faces that as one of its disadvantages. The good news is there is no make-up required for two-hr delay days.

  • Joe January 13, 2020 (5:40 am)

    Does anyone know why SPS apparently refuses to print snow routes for school buses online? Hell if I can find them…            

    • GH January 13, 2020 (8:07 am)

      Hope this helps: “These snow routes are automatically assigned and communicated to qualifying families by the SPS Transportation Department. Parents may call 206-252-0900 to identify their snow route.”

    • Fauntleroy Resident January 13, 2020 (9:05 am)

      SPS doesn’t make bus route information public.  They only provide a stop location to families with a kid that qualifies for transportation.  They mailed out snow route information in November via snail mail for families to keep for reference.  If you didn’t get it or accidentally tossed it, I’d email transdept@seattleschools.org or ask another family with a kid that gets on/off the bus at the same stop as yours.  

  • ws January 13, 2020 (5:59 am)

    Any word on Summit Atlas?

    • WSB January 13, 2020 (6:11 am)

      No, sorry. We haven’t heard from them about anything in a long while, which is unfortunate.

      • ws January 13, 2020 (6:23 am)

        Just got word- they follow SPS closures in regard to weather. 

        • WSB January 13, 2020 (6:38 am)

          Thank you.

  • John Slee January 13, 2020 (7:00 am)

    Any news about Kennedy?

  • Ws January 13, 2020 (8:29 am)

    Is anyone else getting Kent updates as well as SPS on their phone?

  • Gina January 13, 2020 (8:49 am)

    The view in the Lafayette area.

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