West Valley schools impacted by escaped murderer - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

West Valley schools impacted by escaped murderer

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - West Valley schools were impacted Thursday afternoon by the escape of an Eastern State Hospital patient from a field trip at the Spokane County Interstate Fair.

A West Valley school district representative says the district implemented door-to-door bus routes for all elementary students.  Those who usually walk home were brought to the gym and instructed to call parents to come get them.  For those kids who weren't able to get their parents to come get them, busses doubled-back on their routes to take those kids to their doorstep.

High school and middle school students were primarily impacted by changes to the route and schedule of the activities bus.  The district brought in extra busses to do door-to-door drop-offs for kids coming home late from sports or other activities.
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