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Inclement Weather Closure Information

In the event of inclement weather conditions, the Scappoose School District will either start school with a 2-hour delay or completely cancel school. Busses will be delayed for 2 hours. For example, if your child usually gets picked up at 7:35 am, the bus should be at your stop at 9:35 am. Snow route information can be found here.

If the weather does not improve within the 2-hour delay, the remainder of the school day may be canceled. The decision to have a 2-hour delay or cancel school will be communicated through Scappoose School District’s School Messenger phone system. Each family with an active phone number will receive a call and email, so if you miss the call, you will be able to read the message in your email. Please let the school office know if there have been any changes to your contact information.

Cancelation information will also be available via FlashAlert and your local news station. 

  • FlashAlert. FlashAlert is the system most local school districts and public agencies use to inform the media about weather-related delays, emergency situations, and breaking news. You can subscribe to Flash Alert by visiting, clicking on View Local News, then Portland/Vanc/Salem, then Columbia Co. Schools, then Scappoose School District. Follow the steps to set up your account and download the free FlashAlert Messenger mobile app to receive push notifications when the District sends out weather or other urgent information.

  • If school is canceled, all after-school activities are canceled.

  • The decision to delay or cancel school will apply to every school in the Scappoose School District.