Kitsap News Group contributor and Port Orchard photographer Carrie Griffis captured an image of a male and female Northern Flicker as they take in a scene of falling snowflakes in South Kitsap. (Carrie Griffis photo)

Kitsap News Group contributor and Port Orchard photographer Carrie Griffis captured an image of a male and female Northern Flicker as they take in a scene of falling snowflakes in South Kitsap. (Carrie Griffis photo)

Kitsap students get a snow day

Most schools closed; South Kitsap School District schools expected to open two hours late

POULSBO — Schools are closed throughout Kitsap today because of snow and icy road conditions. Activities and out-of-district transportation are also cancelled. The North Kitsap School Board’s 6 p.m. meeting is canceled.

South Kitsap School District schools expected to open two hours late, with no morning preschool, no morning Head Start, no elementary band, no afternoon special education pick-up. The Skill Center is closed.

The following schools and school districts reported closures Feb. 22:

  • Bremerton School District.
  • Central Kitsap School District.
  • Gateway Christian Schools — Crosspoint School, Gateway Learning Center, North Kitsap Preschool.
  • North Kitsap School District.
  • Olympic College until 3 p.m.

Kitsap Transit service disruptions:
Road conditions require us to put the #91 and #92 on snow routes this morning, effective at 4 a.m. today,” Kitsap Transit reported on its website early Feb. 22. ”We will monitor conditions and may change the route status at 9 a.m. Please check our Snow & Extreme Weather page or go to the route’s page on our website to access the snow map. http://kitsaptransit.com/service/snow-service.”

Weather forecast:
Expect to see the sun today, with a high of 38 and a low of 26 Feb. 22, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will be 38 and 22 on Feb. 23, with evening snow showers.

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