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Emergency Information & School Closings/Delays

2-HOUR  DELAYS

If there is a 2 hour delay, the front door will open at 10:25 and students are tardy after 10:45 a.m.  A “2-Hour Delay” means your child will be picked up at their morning bus stop 2 hours later than usual. No breakfast will be served on a 2- Hour Delay. Students arriving with their parents must enter through the front door. 

MAKE SURE YOUR CHILD IS GOING HOME TO AN ADULT ON AN EARLY DISMISSAL.

NOTE:    Anytime school is cancelled, any and all, school activities for that day/evening are also cancelled.

Please make sure your child understands the plan to be followed in case school is dismissed prior to the regular time because of an emergency or inclement weather.  It is not possible for us to notify all parents by phone in an emergency.

INCLEMENT   WEATHER

Please listen to your radio to hear if school has been cancelled or dismissed early. (97.5 FM or 1340 AM ) If school should be dismissed due to bad weather, the radio station and TV channel 11 would be the first to know and will announce it.  PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE SCHOOL AND TIE UP THE LINES.  DO NOT CALL THE RADIO STATIONS. If you do not have a radio or TV, please call a friend or neighbor. You may also sign up for NTOUCH through the Berkeley County website: Berkeleycountyschools.org, to receive immediate e-mails or text messages concerning delays, early dismissals and closings. 

FIRE   DRILLS

Ten fire drills are required by law in the school system. These fire drills are used to acquaint the students with the county and state fire drill procedure.

In addition, 5 practice emergency drills will be conducted and indicated on our monthly newsletter.