Snow day for Roaring Fork, other area schools |

Snow day for Roaring Fork, other area schools

The Roaring Fork School District has called a snow day Wednesday for schools in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Basalt, due to inclement weather conditions, especially in the Glenwood Springs area.

Two Rivers Community and Ross Montessori charter schools are also closed, as is St. Stephen Catholic School and Yampah Mountain High School, according to the schools’ Facebook pages. The private Ambleside at Skylark School at Mountain View Church was also closed today.

Garfield Re-2 and District 16 schools (New Castle, Silt, Rifle and Parachute) are in session today.

All Roaring Fork Schools will be closed today,” according to a morning alert from the district. “The Roaring Fork Schools use a thorough process to assess conditions. Any decision to cancel school is based on student and staff safety. Please expect school to resume tomorrow.”

The closure information has been recorded to the snow hotline (384-6075), posted on the district’s Facebook and website, and shared with district parents by email.

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