Inclement Weather & Information
Inclement Weather & Information Line: (360) 383-2070
To find out if school is running and on time, you can use: the Inclement Weather Line, FlashAlert, Blackboard, and the MBSD website.
- If school start time is delayed, scheduled bus stop times will be delayed the same amount of time.
- Buses may be running late due to road conditions.
- Due to adverse conditions and for their personal safety, please have your student stand as far back from the edge of the road, prior to the bus stopping.
- The bus cannot stop on inclines.
Weather, Snow Routes, and School Closure Information
Hazardous weather, floods or unexpected emergencies may force changes in bus transportation schedules and pick-up/drop-off points for Mount Baker Students. Blackboard (automated communication system) will be implemented along with FlashAlert Broadcasting System to communicate with the following local broadcasting stations: KGMI 790, KISM 92.9, KAFE 104.1 KPUG 1170 and KBAI 930, KWPZ106.5, KZAZ 91.7, KCPQ 13 TV, KOMO 4 TV, KING 5 TV, KONG 6 TV, KIRO 7 TV. To sign up for direct e-mails and/or to download the FlashAlert Messenger App (for iPhone or Android), please visit Mt Baker SD FlashAlert. Information is announced only when there is a closure or schedule change.
WILL THE BUS ROUTES CHANGE?
If school is delayed, your bus will pick you up later than usual. School delay 2 hour = bus delay 2 hour. For example, if school is starting 2 hours late and your normal pick up time is 8:40 a.m., the bus will now be picking you up at 10:40 a.m.
For students living in certain areas, their pick up and drop off stops may change. Some areas in the district are difficult for school buses to maneuver when there is ice and snow on the road. Children who live in these areas may need to catch their bus at an alternate location. These are called SNOW ROUTES.
HOW WILL I KNOW OR REMEMBER IF I LIVE ON A SNOW ROUTE?
Find out ahead of time. Look at the snow route schedule. Talk to your bus driver before it snows.
If you have a transportation question or concern other than, "is the bus running on schedule?", please call the Transportation Office at (360) 383-2060.