Maple Valley Schools Superintendent Michelle Falcon announced the closing of the schools on Thursday. She issued the following statement: “It is with deep regret we have lost one of our committed staff members, Karen Coplin. Karen has worked in our school lunch rooms for over 10 years. She was always very positive and friendly. We will celebrate her life on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. It is for this reason, we will not have school.”
Falcon said the district has used their forgiveness days.
“This means we will have our last day of school commence on Friday, June 8, unless the state grants us a waiver, which we are applying for. We will keep you informed if this is approved by the department of education.”