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Winter weather prompts school delays and closures in Southern Oregon

Inclement weather that began Wednesday night has continued into Thursday morning, bringing the potential for more delays and closures.

Posted: Jan 13, 2020 3:38 PM
Updated: Jan 17, 2020 6:26 AM

With winter weather conditions continuing across much of Southern Oregon — particularly in higher elevation areas — some schools have announced delays and cancellations headed into Friday:

St. John Lutheran 

  • 2-hour delay Friday, January 17

Harvest Christian School 

  • 2-hour delay Friday, January 17

Phoenix-Talent School District

  • All schools will be on a 2-hour delay Friday, January 17.

Ashland Public Schools

  • All schools will be on a 2-hour delay Friday, January 17. Buses will be runnning routes two hours later than normal schedule, and staff are also on a 2-hour delay.

Rogue River School District

  • All Rogue River Schools have been cancelled, 1/17/2020, due to unsafe road conditions from ice and snow.

Three Rivers School District

  • All schools will be CLOSED on Friday, January 17.

Logos Public Charter School

  • Wll be on a 2-hour delayed start on Friday, January 17.

Medford School District

  • While students do not have school for a teacher grading day (with the exception of the NMHS Child Development Center), the district is delaying start for staff and the Child Development Center until 9:30 a.m. on Friday, January 17.

Oregon Child Development Coalition

  • The Oregon Child Development Coalition is closed Friday, January 17 due to weather. 

St. Anne School

  • Will be CLOSED on Friday, January 17.

Grace Christian and Cascade Christian

  • High school classes cancelled. Inservice 9:30-12:30 on Friday, January 17.

Central Point School District

  • 2-hour delay on Friday, January 17.

Eagle Point School District

  • 2-hour delay on Friday, January 17.

Sacred Heart

  • 2-hour delay on Friday, January 17. 

Grants Pass Adventist School

  • Will be CLOSED on Friday, January 17.

Small Steps Preschool

  • Small Steps Preschool is on a 2-hour delay Friday, January 17

Grants Pass School District

  • Grants Pass Schools will be on a 2-hour delayed start for Friday, January 17, 2020. Classes will start 2 hours later than normal.

There may be more delays and potential closures announced Friday morning. This article will be updated with new details as they come in.

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