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Here are the schools in Oregon and SW Washington moving to distance learning or closing temporarily

The fast-spreading omicron variant continues to infect a record number of people, causing COVID-related student and staff absences.
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A growing number of individual schools and school districts in Oregon and Southwest Washington have announced they will temporarily transition to distance learning because of student absences and staffing shortages caused by COVID-19. The move comes as the fast-spreading omicron variant continues to infect a record number of people.

Below is a list of schools implementing distance learning and it will be frequently updated.

OREGON

Beaverton

  • Beaver Acres Elementary: Distance learning Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21
  • Community School: Distance learning Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21
  • Errol Hassell Elementary: Distance learning Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21 
  • Five Oaks Middle School: Distance learning Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21 
  • Greenway Elementary: Distance learning Jan. 20 through at least Jan. 21
  • McKinley Elementary: Distance learning Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21 
  • Mountain View Middle School: Distance learning Jan. 19 through at least Jan. 21
  • Vose Elementary School: Distance learning Jan. 19 through at least Jan. 21
  • William Walker Elementary: Distance learning Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21 
  • Passages Program: Distance learning Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21

Click here for the latest updates on the Beaverton School District's website

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Forest Grove School District

Forest Grove High School will move to distance learning from Jan. 12 until at least Jan. 21. High school athletics will temporarily pause, with practices resuming Jan. 13-15. 

All other Forest Grove schools will remain in-person. The district said it will evaluate the status of each school daily.

Click here for the latest updates on the Forest Grove School District's website

Hillsboro

Brookwood Elementary School: Distance learning from Jan. 11-Jan. 20 with students scheduled to return in person on Jan. 21.

Click here for the latest updates on the Hillsboro School District's website

Portland
The David Douglas School District said Earl Boyles Elementary School would start temporary distance learning the week of Jan. 17, but did not say when students would return to in-person learning.

The Parkrose School District will implement distance learning from Jan. 12 through at least Jan. 21.

Impacts for Portland Public Schools (schools listed in alphabetical order)

  • Alliance High School: Distance learning from Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21.
  • Faubion PK-8: Distance learning from Jan. 12 through at least Jan. 21.
  • Franklin High School: Distance learning from Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21.
  • George Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21. 
  • Harriet Tubman Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21.
  • Jefferson High School: Distance learning from Jan. 13 through at least Jan. 19. Returning to in-person instruction on Jan. 24. 
  • Kellogg Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21.
  • Ockley Green Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 11 through at least Jan. 21.
  • Roosevelt High School: Distance learning from Jan. 11 through at least Jan. 21.
  • Tubman Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21.  

Click here for the latest updates on Portland Public Schools' website

Gresham

Powell Butte Elementary School will implement distance learning from Jan. 18 through at least Jan. 21.

Click here for the latest updates on the Centennial School District website

Tigard-Tualatin School District

  • Tualatin High School: Distance learning from Jan. 13 through Jan. 21.
  • Tigard High School: Distance learning from Jan. 13 through Jan. 21. 
  • Fowler Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 13 through Jan. 21. 
  • Hazelbrook Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 13 through Jan. 21. 
  • Twality Middle School: Distance learning from Jan. 13 through Jan. 21.  

Click here for the latest updates on Tigard-Tualatin School District's website

SW WASHINGTON

Vancouver Public Schools

Vancouver Public Schools is implementing distance learning from Jan. 11-Jan. 27 due to a shortage of bus drivers who are either sick or in quarantine. Vancouver Public Schools announced a schedule for schools going to a four-day distance learning week.

Click here for the latest updates on Vancouver Public School's website

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