MARIN COUNTY (KRON) — The Larkspur-Corte Madera School District has closed all its schools on Thursday due to flooding, according to the school district’s website.
The district issued an emergency alert on Thursday:
EMERGENCY ALERT from the Larkspur-Corte Madera School District
Due to extremely heavy rain and flooding, and difficulty getting staff to school safely this morning the Larkspur Corte Madera Schools will be CLOSED today, February 7, 2017.
Please stay safe and dry!
Here is the list of schools closed Thursday:
Schools in the following districts will be closed
- College of Marin – Kentfield and Indian Valley campuses
- Larkspur-Corte Madera
- Mill Valley
- Ross Valley
- Sausalito Marin City
- Tamalpais Union
- Marin Catholic
- Marin Academy
- San Domenico
- St. Anselm
- Marin Primary and Middle School
- The Branson School
- Cascade Canyon
- Marin Country Day School
- GATE Academy
“The decision to close schools is not an easy one to make. The schools that are closing are in areas anticipated to be most severely impacted by the storm and have made the decision in order to keep their students, staff and families as safe as possible,” said Mary Jane Burke, who is the Marin County Superintendent of Schools.
“The Marin County Office of Education Emergency Operations Center will continue to work with the OES to monitor conditions and serve as a channel of communication between our public and private schools and the OES,” Burke also said.
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According to the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office the following Santa Cruz County schools will be closed as well:
- All schools in San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District
- Happy Valley Elementary School
- Bonny Doon Elementary School