Spate of Puget Sound region K-12 schools return to remote learning

Jan 13, 2022, 3:56 PM | Updated: Jan 31, 2022, 1:20 pm
remote learning...
(Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)
(Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

Many students in King County and throughout the Puget Sound region have had to shift back to remote learning temporarily as some individual schools announce pauses on in-person instruction until the latest wave of COVID-19 subsides.

This list will be updated periodically by the MyNorthwest staff. For more up-to-date information, check your school and district’s website.

Puget Sound schools feel strain of omicron surge, as some mull return to remote learning

Seattle Public Schools

Aki Kurose Middle School, Broadview-Thomson K-8, Franklin High School, Lowell Elementary, Meany Middle School, Mercer International Middle School, Olympic Hills Elementary School, and South Shore PK-8 School had all shifted to remote learning, but returned on Jan. 24 or sometime during that week.

Cleveland High School: Shifted to remote learning Jan. 21, and is resuming in-person Jan. 31.

Viewlands Elementary: Switched to remote learning Jan. 19. The school says it will continue remote instruction for 10 calendar days, with the first day back in person expected to be Jan. 31.

Northshore School District

Bothell High School: Remote learning began Jan. 12. After resuming in person, Jan. 31 is a non-student day. The high school will be “batch testing” on Tuesday, Feb. 1.

Lake Washington School District

Eastlake High School, Juanita High School, Lake Washington High School, and Redmond High School resumed in-person learning the week of Jan. 24.

Edmonds School District

College Place Elementary and Scriber Lake High School had been in remote learning, with a return set for Jan. 24. No Edmonds schools are in remote learning as of Jan. 31.

North Beach School District

After shifting to a remote learning model Jan. 19-21 due to a “high absentee rate among students and staff, primarily due to COVID activity,” students are in-person again.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

Local News

(Photo by Craig F. Walker via Getty Images)...
Frank Sumrall

Seattle Public Schools will not change start times despite growing bus driver staffing concerns

Superintendent Brent Jones has determined Seattle Public Schools (SPS) will continue the two-tier transportation system for the 2022-23 school year.
19 hours ago
Bellevue Power Line...
KIRO Newsradio staff

Power outages impact thousands across Western Washington

Thousands of people are without power in Western Washington after strong winds knocked down trees and power lines on Wednesday.
19 hours ago
Auburn Pitbull...
Darren Dedo

Video: Police shoot dog attacking a little girl in Auburn

An Auburn girl is recovering after a vicious dog attack caught on video. According to Auburn Police, officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of C Street SE for a dog attack 11-year-old victim. Officers arrived on the scene and found the girl with bites to her left arm from an attack by two pit […]
19 hours ago
Rescuers work at the site of a plane crash on March 23, 2022 in Tengxian County, Wuzhou City, Guang...
Charlie Harger

Investigators suspect the fatal Boeing 737 airplane crash in China was intentional

The Wall Street Journal reported investigators believe someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed the China Eastern Airlines jet.
19 hours ago
Tent Homeless...
MyNorthwest Staff

Edmonds doesn’t want to become next Seattle after City Council bans public camping

After weeks of delays and debates, the Edmonds City Council passed an ordinance banning camping in public spaces Tuesday evening.
19 hours ago
A student is sitting under the flowering cherry trees in spring time at the Quad of the University ...
Heather Bosch

Turbulent spring weather continues to flummox Seattleites after ‘second-wettest May on record’

After reaching 70 degrees in Seattle in April, Michalski says we haven't reached our average daytime high temperature for May, which is 67 degrees one time.
19 hours ago

Sponsored Articles


Anacortes – A Must Visit Summertime Destination

While Anacortes is certainly on the way to the San Juan Islands (SJI), it is not just a destination to get to the ferry… Anacortes is a destination in and of itself!

Ready for your 2022 Alaskan Adventure with Celebrity Cruises?

Celebrity Cruises SPONSORED — A round-trip Alaska cruise from Seattle is an amazing treat for you and a loved one. Not only are you able to see and explore some of the most incredible and visually appealing natural sights on the planet, but you’re also able to relax and re-energize while aboard a luxury cruise […]

Compassion International Is Determined to ‘Fill’ a Unique Type of Football ‘Stadium’

Compassion International SPONSORED — During this fall’s football season—and as the pandemic continues to impact the entire globe—one organization has been urging caring individuals to help it “fill” a unique type of “stadium” in order to make a lasting difference in the lives of many. Compassion International’s distinctive Fill the Stadium (FtS, fillthestadium.com) initiative provides […]

What are the Strongest, Greenest, Best Windows?

Lake Washington Windows & Doors SPONSORED — Fiberglass windows are an excellent choice for window replacement due to their fundamental strength and durability. There is no other type of window that lasts as long as fiberglass; so why go with anything else? Fiberglass windows are 8x stronger than vinyl, lower maintenance than wood, more thermally […]

COVID Vaccine is a Game-Changer for Keeping our Kids Healthy

Snohomish Health District SPONSORED — Cheers to the parents and guardians who keep their kids safe and healthy. The dad who cooks a meal with something green in it, even though he’s tired and drive-thru burgers were tempting. The mom who calms down the little one who loudly and resolutely does NOT want to brush […]
Experience Anacortes

Coastal Christmas Celebration Week in Anacortes

With minimal travel time required and every activity under the sun, Anacortes is the perfect vacation spot for all ages.
Spate of Puget Sound region K-12 schools return to remote learning