Weather conditions cancel afternoon activities
The Beaverton School District and other schools across the area are closing early today due to snow that began falling late this morning.
Due to predicted weather conditions and to ensure student, staff and community safety, the Beaverton School District announced just after 11 a.m. that it will release students two hours earlier than the normal schedule.
Here is the order of early release for Thursday:
Option schools 12:10 p.m.
High schools 12:30 p.m.
Elementary schools 12:35 p.m. (early start schools); 1:05 p.m. (late start schools)
Afternoon kindergarten cancelled
Middle schools 1:45 p.m.
All evening activities and athletics are also cancelled.
Parents are welcome to pick up their children from school at any time today, school officials said.
The district will make a decision about Friday's schedule by 5:15 a.m.