School event cancellation due to Eagle Creek Fire

The Washougal School District is closely monitoring the fire in the Columbia River Gorge.  We have been in contact with first responders who are helping guide district decisions about the use of district facilities and the planned start of school.  The Southwest Clean Air Agency has issued a smoke and ozone alert for the local area until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

In response, the district has moved all athletic practices indoors, and all practices today will end at 4 p.m.  Please contact your child’s coach if you have questions about where practices will be held. Golf practice has been cancelled.

The following events scheduled for Tuesday, September 5 are CANCELLED:

  • Canyon Creek Middle School’s Back to School Night has been cancelled.
  • Washougal High School’s New Student Meeting has been cancelled.
  • Columbia River Gorge Elementary School’s Kindergarten Visitation has been cancelled.
  • The volleyball jamboree in Stevenson-Carson has been cancelled.

Families are asked to monitor the situation via local media and the Washougal School District website, as the situation is rapidly evolving.

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