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Emergency School Closings

Weather and other unforeseen events may create the need to close schools during the school day. It is important that every family has a plan for children in the event of an early closing.

Please write the plan for your child on the back of the emergency card and discuss the plan with your child. The school will not be able to call parents during an emergency closing so do not include that as part of your plan. Our phone lines must be kept open during an emergency so information will be announced on local radio, television, cable channels, and the NTouch text message and email system of Berkeley County Schools.

Your primary contact information included in the emergency card will register you for NTouch alerts. Please be sure to keep this information current so you will be notified of delays, dismissals and cancellations. To learn more about this program, visit: