School schedules impacted by winter storms

Further impacts may be possible through the week
Winter weather impacting schools
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Published: Jan. 9, 2023 at 5:58 AM PST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2023 at 5:17 AM PST
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -Wednesday update: The Washoe County School District announced another day of cancellations for schools in Incline Village. Students will be taking part in online learning, and any in-person activities planned have been canceled.

The Lake Tahoe Unified School District is also closing all schools today. The school district says the decision was made in case of further snow, keeping the safety of students and staff in mind.

Just after 5:30, the Douglas County joined the list of school districts announcing weather-related schedule changes. All valley schools will be on a 90-minute delayed start. George Whittell High School and Zephyr Cove Elementary will be closed to in-person learning Wednesday.

8:20 a.m. update: Winter weather continues to impact schools in our area through the morning.

Carson City School District schools are being canceled Tuesday. The district is pointing to a lack of bus drivers and treacherous conditions as the reason for the decision.

As of 8:00 a.m., Storey County is closing all schools, after previously announcing a delay.

Tuesday update: Lyon County schools will start 2 hours later than normal on Tuesday. School district officials say this is because of the State of Emergency declared by the county in anticipation of severe weather and possible flooding. For students in specialized Early Childhood Education, classes have been canceled entirely.

Amid forecasts of heavy snow through the day, the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District is declaring Tuesday a snow day for all schools. District officials say they made the decision because the weather could mean a hazardous driving situation for buses.

Carson City schools will be on a 2-hour delay Tuesday because of the winter storm disrupting travel. Buses will also be operating on a delay. There will be no pre-school classes, and breakfast will not be served. The school day will still end at the regular time.

Storey County schools will also be on a 2-hour delay Tuesday, with officials citing icy roads.

The Washoe County School District has announced schools in Incline Village will be closed Tuesday because of hazardous weather. Students will take part in online learning from home. All events and activities on campuses will be canceled.

Just before 6:30, Truckee Meadows Community College sent out an update; remote classes will continue as normal, but physical locations will be opening at 10:00 a.m. All face-to-face classes and campus operations before that time are canceled.

8:00 a.m. update: The Storey County School District has decided to declare Monday a snow day. All schools in the district will be closed.

Original story: The Tahoe Truckee Unified School District is opening all schools on Monday, Jan. 9, except for Donner Trail Elementary. Buses are reportedly unable to take students to school because of heavy snow at higher elevations.

Also happening Monday morning, Storey County schools will be on a 2-hour delay because of heavy weather. Officials say closures may be possible if the winter storms continue to make roads difficult to drive on.

The Douglas County School District says it is back to normal bus routes Monday after being impacted by the winter weather.