Emergency School Closure Information

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With the winter months at hand, Boundary County School District No. 101 wants to inform patrons that school closures due to weather/road conditions will be announced on the following:

KBFI 1450 AM KREM TV      Channel 2
KPBX 92.1 FM KXLY TV        Channel 4
KDRK 94 FM KHQ TV         Channel 6
KPND 95.3 FM K102 & AM  

With the winter months at hand, Boundary County School District #101 wants to inform patrons that emergency school will be announced on the following radio stations: KBFI (1450 AM), KPND (95.3 FM), KPBX (92.1 FM), and K102. TV stations that will announce school closures are KREM (Channel 2), KXLY (Channel 4), and KHQ (Channel 6).

Emergency school closure information will also be on our emergency telephone line 208- 267-8934. The District will also be using the power announcement system to notify parents, guardians and staff at any school emergency, including school closures. It will also be posted on our district’s website at www.bcsd101.com and posted on www.kootenaivalleytimes.com.

Please use these sources to learn of closure information. Also remember inclement weather and winter road conditions may cause buses to be less punctual, so please dress your children accordingly to meet these conditions.

There will be NO SCHOOL the entire week of November 22-26 for the Thanksgiving break. School will resume Monday, November 29, 2021.
The last day of school before Christmas Break is Thursday, December 16 and is a full day. Christmas vacation will begin Monday, December 20-31, 2021. School will resume on Monday, January 3, 2022.

Emergency school closure information is accessible via telephone line: 208-267-8934. This number is a recording and
provides information for emergency school closure and an update of selective district activity. You may also access the
district’s website at www.bcsd101.com. The district also utilizes an auto-call information software when there is an
emergency school closure. Please check with your school office to be certain your emergency contact phone number is
correct. If you wish to contact the superintendent, Jan Bayer, she can be reached at the district office, 208-267-3146.

Please note the following dates for the 2021-22 school year:

  • Labor Day, No school September 6
  • First Day of School September 7
  • District In-Service, No school October 1
  • Thanksgiving Vacation, No school November 22, 23, 24
  • Christmas Vacation, No school December 20-31
  • Return to School January 3
  • Human Rights Day, School is in Session January 17
  • President’s Day, School is in Session February 21
  • Spring Break, No school April 4-7
  • Memorial Day, No school May 30
  • Last Day for Seniors June 2
  • Last Day of School K-11 June 9