Weather Alert

Many Local Schools Close Because of Hazardous Air From Wildfires

Oregon & SW Washington – Hazardous air quality from the wildfires is delaying the first day of class for students in the Gresham-Barlow school district. Kids were suppose to start Monday 9-14-20, but now the first day for Gresham-Barlow will be next Monday 9-21-20. The North Clackamas School District is canceling remote learning only for Monday 9-14, also because of the bad air quality.

Since this posting, many more local schools and offices have announced smoke related closures including:

Medical (1)
• Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center – Closed. All clinics, school-based health centers and the administration office will be closed due to adverse air conditions. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 02:36 PM
 Counties/Regional (3)
• Oregon Zoo – Closed. Purchased tickets will be automatically refunded on the card used for purchase. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 11:55 AM
• Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation – Closed. Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) has extended the closure of all outdoor spaces including parks, trails, and natural areas, through Tuesday, September 15th at 8 a.m. due to air quality conditions. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:48 PM
• Washington County – All county facilities will be closed to the public Monday, September 14, due to poor air quality throughout the region. Law enforcement, many Support Services functions and emergency response operations will continue. Employees should check with their supervisors for more guidance. https://www.co.washington.or.us/CAO/hazardous-air-closure-sept-14.cfm Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:08 PM
 Cities (1)
• City of Tualatin – Closed. Due to air quality issues. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:39 PM
 Courts/District Attorneys (1)
• Clackamas Co. Circuit Court – Closed on Monday, 9/14/2020 due to conditions related to ongoing wildfires. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:25 PM
 Colleges & Universities – Public (1)
• Western Oregon University – Campus is closed until 5 p.m. due to air quality. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:23 PM
 Colleges & Universities – Private (2)
• East-West College of the Healing Arts – Closed due to air quality. All classes and massage clinic appointments are canceled (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 05:29 PM
• National Univ. of Natural Medicine – Due to poor air quality conditions, the campus is closed for Monday, September 14. All in-person classes are delayed. Clinical rotations will be telehealth only. Online classes will occur. Remote work for employees. We will continue to monitor the conditions for Tuesday. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 11:21 AM
 Multnomah Co. Schools (5)
• David Douglas Sch. Dist. – Due to hazardous smoke conditions, all facilities closed and in-person activities canceled Sept. 14-15. Meal distribution resumes Sept. 16. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:35 PM
• Gresham-Barlow Sch. Dist. – Due to poor air quality, the meals program scheduled for September 14 is canceled. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:41 PM
• Multnomah ESD – Closed (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:47 PM
• Parkrose Sch. Dist. – Due to many of our staff being evacuated because of the wildfires and the unhealthy air conditions for onsite staff, we will delay the start of school until Wednesday, Sept. 16th. No Comprehensive Distance Learning on Monday or Tuesday. All meal sites including mobile sites will be closed until Wednesday. Staff, please read the email from the Superintendent. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 12:11 PM
• Riverdale Sch. Dist. – Closed UPDATE (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 08:40 AM
 Clackamas Co. Schools (5)
• Estacada Sch. Dist. – School and service closures are extended through September 18th. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:57 PM
• Molalla River Sch. Dist. – Closed. District remains in regional state of emergency. All comprehensive distance learning and district activity postponed until further notice. Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:44 PM
• North Clackamas Sch. Dist. – Closed to air quality. And concerns regarding staff/family displacement, all NCSD buildings and activities, including remote/virtual instruction are canceled Monday. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 10:02 AM
• Oregon City Sch. Dist. – Closed. All schools, offices, childcare and meal service closed. School Board meeting canceled. All virtual/remote learning postponed until further notice. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 11:48 AM
• West Linn-Wilsonville Sch. Dist. – Closed. All WLWV Schools are Closed for Monday, Sept 14. No Meal Service. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:52 PM
 Marion, Polk, Linn & Benton Co. Schools (4)
• Cascade Sch. Dist. – Closed. Closed until Wednesday, September 16th. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 02:49 PM
• Dallas Sch. Dist. – Closed due to air quality. No lunch/breakfast, no childcare. School Board meeting via Zoom will be held. UPDATE (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:48 PM
• Mt. Angel Sch. Dist. – Closed to air quality. Closed Monday and Tuesday, no food services available until Thursday. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:54 PM
• North Marion Sch. Dist. – All campuses closed. Due to Air Quality issues from wildfires, all North Marion School District activities are canceled Monday. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 05:16 PM
 Clark Co. Schools (3)
• Evergreen Sch. Dist. – All campuses closed. Due to air quality concerns, all in-person learning, meals and other services at school locations canceled. Essential staff only report to buildings. Remote Learning continues for students and staff. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 03:58 PM
• Vancouver Sch. Dist. – Due to unhealthy outdoor air quality, all school facilities will be closed to the public on Monday, Sept. 14. In-person support and grab-and-go meal service will be canceled. Remote instruction will continue for students. Technical support will be available at 360-313-5400 or [email protected]More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:28 PM
• Washougal Sch. Dist. – All campuses closed. Closed for in-person preschool, take-out meals, and other on-site services due to hazardous air quality. Distance learning will continue for students and staff following the regular school schedule. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 05:07 PM
 Columbia Gorge Schools (4)
• Centerville Sch. Dist. – Closed due to air quality. synchronous (in person) learning is canceled. School is still in session for asynchronous (remote) learning. Please login to your Google classroom to receive further instruction from your classroom teacher. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:25 PM
• Dufur Sch. Dist. – Due to hazardous smoke conditions all on-site learning has been canceled. There will be no lunch delivery’s and no after school programs. Staff members will be working from home, Comprehensive Distance Learning will occur as scheduled. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 11:15 AM
• Glenwood Sch. Dist. – Closed. Due to hazardous air quality. School will open Tuesday at 10:30 for online and in-person learning. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 05:07 PM
• Mill A Sch. Dist. – Closed. Due to air quality index in the “hazardous and unsafe” level through Monday, Mill A School and PCIA are cancelling classes Monday (9/14). All MASD students and staff members – especially those with compromised or fragile respiratory systems – are encouraged to stay indoors. Stay safe. Stay home. Stay indoors. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 03:27 PM
 Head Start/Early Childhood Centers (1)
• Community Action Head Start – Marion/Polk – Closed. All Head Start, Early Head Start, and Child Care Partnerships for Monday and Tuesday, due to air quality. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:07 PM
 Private & Charter Schools – Portland area (14)
• C.S. Lewis Academy – Classes canceled. Morning In Person Classes are Cancelled, OnLine Classes begin at normal times. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 12:47 PM
• Children’s Hour Academy – Closed (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 01:40 PM
• German International School – Closed, No kindergarten or preschool. Early Childhood Programming Closed, Online Elementary is on, Parent Night is on (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 12:39 PM
• Hilltop Early Learning Academy – Closed. Due to the continuing unhealthy air quality, as well as concern for the current situation of some of our staff and families from the fires, we will close tomorrow. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 03:05 PM
• Horizon Christian – Tualatin – Closed. Learning Center, Elementary, and middle school closed. High school will do online B day schedule. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:40 PM
• Mannahouse Christian Academy – Closed due to air quality, No kindergarten or preschool Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:57 PM 
• Montessori School of Beaverton – Due to hazardous Air Quality conditions throughout Portland, our in-person 3/4 Year-Old Program will be closed tomorrow, Monday September 14. All MSB Online programs will continue uninterrupted. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 11:43 AM
• St. Agatha Catholic School – K-8 Distance Learning will continue for September 14th. Preschool classes are canceled. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 04:46 PM
• St. John the Apostle Catholic School – Closed. No in-person or Distance Learning UPDATE (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 01:55 PM
• St. John the Baptist Catholic, Milwaukie – Closed (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 09:53 AM
• St. Stephen’s Academy – All campuses closed. Due to hazardous air quality, Upper School (6th-12th) morning on-site meetings canceled. Check your Google calendar at 7:50am for updated virtual class schedule for the day. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 06:36 PM
• St. Thomas More Catholic – School: Orientation and Kindergarten Postponed until Tuesday. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 03:38 PM
• West Hills Montessori – Closed. Lake Oswego and SW Portland campuses closed due to unhealthy air quality. Comprehensive Distance Learning will begin at normally scheduled times. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 03:51 PM
• Westside Christian High – Closed Campus and facilities will remained closed due to poor air quality in Tigard, (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 01:41 PM
 Private & Charter Schools – Salem area (4)
• Capital Christian/Sonshine Daycare – No Preschool, starts Wed., K-5 online starts Mon. 9/14. Daycare open (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 03:17 PM
• Regis St. Mary Catholic School (Stayton) – Closed, No preschool (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 11:08 AM
• Salem Academy – Salem Academy elementary, preschool, and childcare will be closed Monday. Distance learning for 7th-12th continue as scheduled. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 03:49 PM
• Willamette Valley Christian (Brooks) – Closed. Due to poor air quality. (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 05:12 PM
 Private & Charter Schools – SW Wash. (1)
• Cornerstone Christian Acad. – All campuses (ECE, Elementary, & Middle School) will be open tomorrow regular hours. (See schoolwide email for more details.) (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 01:29 PM
 Organizations & Associations (1)
• Camp Fire Columbia – Due to district and building closures, Camp Fire Columbia’s WLWV Essential Worker Child Care program will be closed tomorrow, 9/14/2020. More Info Here (For Mon. Sep 14th) Posted: Sun. 13th, 08:54 AM


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