At about 11:30 a.m. today a gas leak was discovered at Columbia Heights Elementary.  The students and staff were immediately evacuated to Cascade Middle School and authorities contacted.

The Fire Department discovered the source of the problem and shut the gas off. The Fire Department declared the building safe for school and students were moved back to Columbia Heights to resume class shortly after noon.

Additional lunches were brought in to make sure all kids have food since the incident occurred over the lunch hour.

Student and staff safety is the district’s top priority. If you have questions please call Columbia Heights or the District Office.

* This information was posted on December 7, 2018.