Public schools in Butte County closed due to raging wildfire


All public schools in Butte County will be closed through the end of November in response to a raging wildfire that has completely wiped out a town. 

Butte County Superintendent of Schools, Tim Taylor, made the announcement Friday.

This action is taken in response to the ongoing Camp Fire emergency in Butte County.  Schools, families and communities are experiencing extreme loss due to this fire and its impact.  Time is needed to help understand the extent of loss and disruption in our county and to develop ways to resume safely providing services to our schools and students. Butte County Office of Education will continue to support our schools, students, families and staff affected and is working closely with the California Department of Education, district superintendents and charter school leaders throughout the duration of this emergency and in the difficult months ahead. 

Schools will be closed through Friday, November 23. 



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