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Weather-Related Alerts and School Closures
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Updated 6:00 A.M., March 8

All schools are OPEN today.

All school buses, including those for special needs students, are operating today according to regular schedules.  There may be possible delays due to icy road conditions.

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During school days when there is snow on the ground, Richmond schools will remain open if at all possible.  Any district wide closure will be decided by 6:00 a.m. at the latest and announced on this website and through other communication methods listed below.


School closure information hotline (announcements):
Call (604) 295-4304

Radio - AM
690 - CBC Radio One (Listen)
730 - AM 730 (CHMJ) (Listen)
980 - CKNW (Listen)
1130 - News1130 (Listen)
1320 - CHMB (Listen)
1470 - Fairchild (Listen)
1600 - Radio India (Listen)

Radio - FM
88.1 - CBC Radio One (Listen)
103.5 - QM/FM (Listen)

City TV
Fairchild TV
Global TV

Individual school closures due to unique circumstances (e.g., power outage) will be announced as early as possible in the same manner.

No radio or television announcement will be made saying that schools are open.  Only school closures will be announced by the media.

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Richmond School District (SD38)
7811 Granville Avenue
Richmond BC
V6Y 3E3
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School District No 38 (Richmond)
Phone: 604.668.6000