Weather and Emergency Updates

In the event of emergencies, a team of Franklin Pierce Schools staff work to balance safety and our commitment to support student learning. The choice to delay or cancel the start of a school day includes assessing road conditions and consulting with other local services. Franklin Pierce Schools will attempt to offer updates about delays and closures by 5am.

Staff and families can expect to receive information about school closures and delays in the following ways:
  • Recorded Telephone Message contact the main office at your child's school to ensure your contact information is up to date
  • SMS Message for families/staff who have opted-in, click here if you would like to opt-in
  • Email from 
  • Website
  • Flash Alert Notification sign up to receive email notifications and download the Flash Alert App, click here.
  • Local Media including KIRO 97.3 FM, KOMO 1000 AM, KIRO TV Channel 7, KOMO TV Channel 4, and KING TV Channel 5
  • Social Media Facebook and Twitter

Emergency School Closures and Delays

If you have questions or are unable to receive updates through the channels listed above, please contact the Franklin Pierce Schools District Office at (253) 298-3000.