HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – School districts in our area began announcing early dismissals and delays as winter weather is expected to hit Thursday night into Friday morning.
FIRST ALERT: Heavy rain changes to light snow tonight
Horry County Schools
Horry County Schools will have a two-hour delay for students on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, due to projected weather conditions which include a mix of rain and snow in the morning.
Employees are asked to report to work at their regular time. Schools will be staffed at their regular opening time and will provide accommodations to car-riders who must be dropped off earlier due to the parent’s work schedule.
The Public Schools of Robeson County
The Public Schools of Robeson County announced it will be closed for students and staff on Friday, Feb. 21. All afterschool activities and athletic events have also been canceled.
Florence 1 School District
Due to predicted wintry weather conditions, Florence 1 schools will operate on a two-hour delayed schedule on Friday, Feb. 21. Elementary schools will start at 9:45 a.m.; middle and high schools will start at 10:30 a.m.
School buses will pick students up two hours later than their normal scheduled times. All Florence 1 employees will report to work two hours later than their normal scheduled reporting times as well. Breakfast will be served at all schools; however, all activities in the REACH program have been cancelled for Friday.
Florence County School District 2
Florence County School District 2 schools and offices will operate on a two-hour delay for students and staff on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020.
The district will continue to monitor weather conditions and provide updates. Any future announcements will be made using the district’s automated notification system, website, social media, and local media outlets.
Florence County School District 3
Florence County School District 3 schools will be operating on a two-hour delay on Friday, Feb. 21
Florence County School District 5
Florence County School District 5 (Johnsonville) will be operating under a two-hour delay Friday morning, Feb. 21, due to the possibility of icing on roads and bridges.
Georgetown County School District
Georgetown County School District will operate on a two-hour delay on Friday, Feb. 21 due to inclement weather conditions. Employees are asked to report to work at their regular times if conditions permit. Schools will be staffed at their regular opening times and will provide accommodations to car riders who must be dropped off earlier due to the parent’s work schedule.
Marlboro County School District
Schools in the Marlboro County School District will operate on a two-hour delay on Friday, Feb. 21.
Scotland County Schools
Scotland County Schools already had a half-day early release scheduled for traditional schools on Thursday because of parent-teacher conferences, but the district will now include Scotland County Early College High School in the half-day early release.
All after-school events and activities, including parent-teacher conferences, will also be canceled on Thursday.
The school district also reminded parents that Friday was already a required workday for staff and teachers and there will be no school for students.
Florence Darlington Technical College
A two-hour delay is in place on Friday, Feb. 21, for Florence Darlington Technical College. FDTC will open at 10 a.m. Friday.
Francis Marion University
Francis Marion University will operate on a two-hour delay on Friday, Feb. 21. FMU will open at 10 a.m. Friday, with classes starting at 10:30 a.m.
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