North Clackamas Schools

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Are Schools Open?  

Ways to find out:  

If schools are closed or delayed, information will be provided in the following locations. (If schools are open as scheduled, these locations will not be updated.)

1.   Call the School Closure Hotline: 503-353-6020. This is available in English, Spanish, Russian, & Vietnamese. This will be updated by 6:30 a.m. if there is a school closure or delay. If there is no reason to update the hotline, callers are provided with the days off for the current month.

2.   Go to the Headlines section on the school district web page, This will be updated if there is a closure or delay.

3. Follow the district Twitter page (@nc12schools).

4. Become a Facebook friend of North Clackamas Schools and check Facebook in the early morning hours, or visit:

5. Sign up to receive an email. Go to Subscribe to School News at the left.

6. Go to to sign up to receive a text message.

7. Check the news:  TV Channels 2, 6, 8 and 12.

The following FM stations:

KBVM 88.3

KOPB 91.5

KGON 92.3

KNRK 94.7

KSND *95.1

KYCH 97.1

KUPL 98.7

KWJJ 99.5

KKRZ 100.3

KUFO 101.1

KINK 101.9

KKCW 103.3

KRSK 105.1

KLTH 106.7

The following AM stations:

KPOJ 620

KXL 750

KPAM 860

KWBY *940

KXPD *1040

KEX 1190

What does the Information mean?

School closure

When schools are closed for a day due to an emergency, weather or safety factors, the school building will not be used for day care, evening events, classes or activities. Unless otherwise stated, all evening meetings and activities are cancelled.

Two-Hour Delay

Schools will be opened, but two hours late. School buses will operate as close to two hours behind schedule as road conditions will allow. THERE MAY BE A DELAY FOR SPECIFIC SCHOOLS OR FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL LEVELS (SUCH AS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS ONLY).

When there is a two-hour delay,

  • Day care services begin at 8:30 a.m.

  • Middle schools will start at 11:30 a.m. on every day, including Wednesdays.

  • Sabin Schellenberg Professional Technical Center classes begin at 12:25 p.m.

  • High schools start two hours late, starting with second period

  • Morning head start preschool is canceled

  • Staff members should report at regular times or as soon as they can arrive safely.   

Snow Routes

Bus snow routes may differ from regular routes. School bus drivers and the individual schools will provide students and parents with information about snow route bus stops. The Transportation Department also has this information.

Early Release and Activities

When schools must close early, activities (including child care) will be canceled and early transportation home will be arranged.

Last Modified on May 9, 2017