Powell River elementary school closes early due to weather

Westview Elementary School closing at 1 pm today; School District 47 buses start running at 1 pm

Due to current snowy weather in Powell River, Westview Elementary School is closing at 1 pm today, according to an email to parents.

Buses will run as normal starting at 1 pm. Students from Texada have been picked up and will take the next ferry home.

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Parents can pick up their children at the school any time from now, according to the email.

According to Powell River Board of Education, as a safety precaution, School District 47 buses will start running at 1 pm today. Bus students are being dismissed early.

Schools will remain open, however, and parents are welcome to pick up their children early.

The elementary after-school program at Henderson Elementary School is cancelled.

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