The district posted the following notice on it's website on Wednesday evening:
All schools in Santee School District will be closed tomorrow (Thursday, May 15th) due to the pending fire danger. All districts in our surrounding communities will be closing also. These school closings have been designed to exercise an abundance of caution during this horrific fire threatening weather.
If you have an emergency need for child care tomorrow, please report to your child’s school site and you will be given directions. We will have staff available for emergency needs only.
We will monitor fire and weather conditions closely all day tomorrow to determine if schools will remain closed on Friday. Please check Santee School District Facebook page or back on the District website for updates.See the full list of school districts that have announced closures due to the wildfires.
Also read: San Diego County Fire Coverage for up to date information.