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Flash Alert / Closure Notices

You can now sign up for instant emails or text messages when school is closed or delayed. 

The White Salmon Valley Schools uses a service to circulate closure and other notices to all area media, and you can sign up to have this service deliver email to your computer or a text message to your cell phone the minute the information goes to everyone else. Here's how:

1) Visit the Flash Alert subscription page (link opens in new window so you can follow the step-by-step instructions below if necessary) 

2) Create a Flash Alert account with your primary email address
 

3) Choose the "Portland/Vanc/Salem" option from the drop-down list of organizations 
 
4) Choose the "Columbia Gorge Schools" option from the drop-down list that appears 
 
5) Choose "White Salmon Sch. Dist." from the drop-down list that appears

6) Make sure that the "Emergency Alerts" check box is selected, then click "Subscribe"
 
7) Add more email addresses or text message numbers where you would like to receive alerts. Note: While there is no charge for signing up for this service, charges for receiving text messages vary depending on cell phone plans. Check your agreement for possible charges. 

8) Send a test message to the email addresses and text message numbers by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.