Friday Cancellation

Friday, September 15 message on call system:

e-mail & voice message:  

Dear Smith Valley Families; 
As you are probably aware, on Wednesday evening several districts in the Flathead Valley received threats that specifically targeted schools. Local Law enforcement and the FBI feel they have a credible threat, and they are working diligently to apprehend the suspect. For that reason, all schools in the Flathead Valley will remain closed on Friday, September 15, 2017. Smith Valley Extra-curricular activities & athletic events are also cancelled. 

This closure includes all schools in the following districts: Bigfork Cayuse Prairie Columbia Falls Creston Deer Park Evergreen Fair-Mont-Egan Kalispell Helena Flats Kila Marion Olney-Bissell Pleasant Valley Smith Valley Somers/Lakeside Swan River West Glacier West Valley Whitefish As well as: Kalispell Montessori St. Matthew’s Stillwater Christian Trinity Lutheran Whitefish Christian Academy Woodland Montessori 

The safety and best interests of Smith Valley students and staff remain our top priority. We will continue to monitor the situation and update you as we have more information. Again, all Flathead Valley Schools , will be closed on Friday, September 15, 2017.

Text message said:  
Flthd Co schools remain closed Fri, 9/15/17. Law enforcement feel they have credible threat. Extra curr. activities also cancelled. We'll update as information is made public.