In the event of a school closure, we will announce one of the following messages. Please familiarize yourself with each message.

One (or Two) Hours Late

  • All schools and full day programs start one /two hours late.
  • Normal dismissal time.
  • Regular or limited bus service as stated. For limited bus stop locations, check the school office or the district website.
  • Partial day programs cancelled, including the following:  half-day Kindergarten, Special Ed Preschool, Morning/Midday Shuttles.
  • No bus transportation for Early Learning Preschool Programs.
  • Early Learning and After School Programs operate according to normal schedule.
  • No elementary school breakfast.

School will dismiss ( ) hours early

  • Buses will deliver students to regular or limited bus stops as announced. For limited bus stop locations, check the school office or the district website.
  • This message is for snow or other conditions which may develop during the school day requiring early dismissal.
  • Community use of district facilities is cancelled.
  • Early Learning & After School Programs will close.

School Closed

  • No out of district transportation.
  • All school activities cancelled, including any Community Use.
  • Early Learning & After School Programs are cancelled.
  • Community use of district facilities is cancelled.

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Metro Bus Service During Snow Days

All high schools, Bellevue Big Picture and International School use Metro. During periods of poor weather, Metro will attempt to maintain service according to schedule — even if school is to start late. Please listen to messages and have alternative means arranged to get to and from school if poor weather is present or predicted.