The Charleston County School District canceled school Friday as did some other organizations, offices and private schools.
Dorchester District 4 had an early release at 1 p.m.
Dorchester District 2 schools were closed early due to possible high winds. The following dismissal schedule was followed this morning:
Givhans Alternative—10 AM
Elementary schools including Child Development classes –11 a.m.
Afternoon Child Development classes were cancelled
High Schools closed at noon
Middle Schools closed at 12:45 p.m.; Rollings Middle at 12:20 p.m.
Extended day programs were opened until 3 p.m.
St. George Curious Minds Daycare closed at 1 p.m.
Pinewood Prep also had an early dismissal. K3-1st grade let out at 11:20 a.m. 2nd-5th grade let out at 11:30 a.m., and 6th-12th grade let out at 11:55 a.m. Practices and after-school activities were also cancelled.
Berkeley County schools operated on a half-day schedule.
Colleton County schools stuck with their regular schedule, except for Edisto Beach School, which closed at 11:30 a.m.
Trident Technical College has canceled all classes that begin at 6 p.m. Saturday classes will be held as scheduled at all TTC campuses and sites.
The district says that based on the current Hurricane Irene forecast conditions with a tropical storm warning in effect for the area and possible high winds on Friday, CCSD has made the decision to cancel school on Friday.
The decision was based on the most recent forecast, and with student and staff safety in mind, school officials say.
Addlestone Hebrew Academy
Apple Charter School
Berkeley County Schools - will operate on half-day schedule
Charleston Charter for Math & Science
Charleston Day School - will close at 12:30 p.m.
Charleston School of Law - will close at noon
Charleston Southern - closing at noon
Charles Towne Montessori
Citadel - classes cancelled beginning at 1 p.m. (Volleyball tournament still on)
Dorchester District 2 - closing early
Dorchester District 4 - early release at 1 p.m.
First Baptist School
First Baptist Christian Education Development Center (Moncks Corner) - will close at 2:30pm
Gateway Academy - 1 p.m. release
Georgetown County Schools - will operate on a half-day schedule
The Arts Christian Academy (Moncks Corner)
Johns Island Early Christian Academy
Limestone College - closing at 1 p.m.
Little School at Grace Church
Meeting St. Academy
Montessori School Of Johns Island
MUSC -classes cancelled after 2 p.m.
Northside Christian School
Nativity School (James Island)
O'Quinn School of Porter-Gaud
Palmetto Scholars Academy
Park West Preschool
University School of the Lowcountry
Van Buren Academy - will close at noon
Virgina College - closing at noon; night classes cancelled
Wee Care Pre-School (West Ashley)
Hopes Treasure Daycare
Unity Baptist Daycare
Fosters Child Care (North Charleston)
Greater Goodwill Child Development Center
Children's Center At Carolina Park
Government Offices / Other
Charleston County government offices
Charleston County Judicial Court
Folly Beach City Court canceled
Charleston City offices closed at 2 p.m.
Charleston County parks closed at noon
Joint Base Charleston released all non-essential personnel at 2 p.m.
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