The overnight snow storm has forced the closures and delays of school, colleges and day cares across the region on Thursday. Here is a partial list. The News Tribune will update throughout the morning.
Pierce County School Districts:
Steilacoom SD: Closed. No out-of-district transportation. UPDATED
Clover Park SD: Closed. No after school activities or sporting events. UPDATED
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Fife SD: Closed. No AM preschool. No out-of-district transportation.
Puyallup SD: Closed. All after school and evening activities are canceled.
Bethel SD: Closed.
Carbonado SD: Closed, No out-of-district transportation. Screenagers Event Canceled.
Orting SD: Closed, No out-of-district transportation.
White River SD: White River School District is closed. There will be no after school activities or out of district transportation.
Sumner SD: Closed. All school activities, athletics, extra-curricular events are canceled.
Tacoma SD: 2 hours late, No AM preschool, No out-of-district transportation. Buses will run on their normal routes. All AM preschools are canceled (including Head Start). All PM preschools will continue on their normal schedule. Elementary band and orchestra are canceled.
Colleges & Universities:
Bates Technical College: Opening at 10 a.m.
Pierce College: 2 hours late
UW Tacoma: 2 hours late. Campus open at 10 a.m. Pacific Lutheran Univ.: 2 hours Late. Offices will open at 9:30 a.m. and classes will began at 9:55 a.m. Students, staff and faculty are urged to to use discretion in deciding whether to travel to campus and should use extreme caution while on the road.
Olympic College: All campuses are closed for day classes/events until 3 p.m. PSNS on normal schedule. Update for evening classes by 3 p.m.
The Evergreen State College: The Evergreen State College’s Olympia campus will open late this morning. Campus will open and classes will begin at 10 a.m.
Green River College: Opening at 11 a.m. (Employees should report to campus at 10 a.m., classes begin at 11 a.m.)
Saint Martin’s University: 2 Hours Late. Lacey campus will delay opening until 10 a.m. today. University offices and classes on Lacey campus will resume normal operations at 10 a.m. JBLM campus will open at 8:30 a.m. today. Updates will be provided as necessary. Remember all weather related delays or closures are sent using SMU Emergency Alerts.
Tacoma Community College: 2 Hours Late. Tacoma Community College campus opening at 10 a.m. Classes start at 10:30 a.m.
Highline College: Campus is closed until 9:30 a.m.. All classes before 10 a.m. are canceled and will resume at 10 a.m..
South Sound Private Schools, charters, child cares:
Bellarmine Preparatory School: Closed. UPDATED
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic School: Closed. UPDATED
St. Patrick Catholic School: Closed. UPDATED
Faith Lutheran School — Tacoma: Closed. No preschool. No after school activities. UPDATED
Annie Wright Schools: 2 hours late.
Charles Wright Academy: 2 hours late
Life Christian Academy: Opening at 10 a.m. No AM preschool. ALL school 10 a.m. late start. Buses will run on their normal routes, but later (please check LCA website for times under Emergency Information). No AM preschool classes and all PM preschool classes will continue on their normal schedule. No before school care provided.
Cascade Christian Schools: Closed, No preschool. Childcare open only at the Puyallup Early Learning Center and Frederickson campus from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.