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Several Lowcountry school districts cancel classes for winter weather

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Several Lowcountry school districts have announced closures for Wednesday in anticipation for the winter weather.

Officials with Berkeley, Colleton, Dorchester District 2, Dorchester District 4, Georgetown, Orangeburg, Williamsburg and Horry County school districts announced the following closings:

Berkeley County School District

Berkeley County School District officials have announced class cancellations for Wednesday.

The district released the following information:

Please note that due to the forecast of icy conditions for parts of Berkeley County for early Wednesday morning and during the day Wednesday, all Berkeley County School District, South Carolina schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12.

No school events, practices or activities will take place tomorrow either on school grounds or off.

At this time, there are no anticipated schedule changes for today, Tuesday, February 11. Today's after-school care, after-school activities, and tonight's Budget and Board meetings are following a regular schedule.

A decision on school for Thursday will be made tomorrow.

Colleton County School District:

School officials with Colleton County School District say all classes will be cancelled Wednesday.

The district released the following information:

Due to the Winter Storm Warning in effect for portions of Colleton County, with the prediction of freezing rain and sleet, the following schedule will be followed:

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

All schools and offices will be closed

Thursday, February 13, 2014

A decision will be made Wednesday evening

If the National Weather Service, Emergency Preparedness Agency or Law Enforcement should provide additional information, early dismissal and or other delayed start times may be adjusted.

 

Dorchester District 2:

School officials with Dorchester District 2 have announced the cancellation of classes for schools on Wednesday.

The district released the following information:

After receiving information from National Weather Service and Dorchester County Emergency Preparedness, the decision has been made to cancel Dorchester District Two schools and district facilities for tomorrow, Wednesday (Feb. 12) due to hazardous road conditions.

A decision for Thursday (Feb. 13th) will be made on Wednesday afternoon when up to date weather information is available.

Dorchester District 4:

Schools will be closed on Wednesday.

Georgetown County School District

Georgetown County School District officials have closed school for Wednesday.

The district released the following information:

*** Due to the Winter Storm Warning in effect for Georgetown County with the prediction for freezing rain and sleet, Georgetown County School District will be closed for students and staff on Wednesday, February 12.

A decision for Thursday's schedule will be made Wednesday afternoon. ***

Horry County School District

The Horry County School District has canceled all after school activities for Tuesday afternoon and evening, except for after-school child care programs, and have closed schools for Wednesday. 

Orangeburg County School District 4

Officials with Orangeburg County School District 4 have announced school closings for Wednesday and Thursday.

The district released the following information:

Orangeburg Consolidated School District Four's Schools and administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, February 12 and Thursday, February 13 2014. We will evaluate conditions and notify of the schedule for Friday, February 14, 2014 at a later date. Also, all after school activities are canceled for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Williamsburg County School District

Williamsburg County School District officials have announced extended programs for Tuesday will be canceled, and closures for Wednesday and Thursday.

Officials with the district released the following information:

Please be advised that all extended day programs in Williamsburg County School District have been canceled for today, February 11, 2014,  due to weather conditions. All schools and offices in Williamsburg County School District will also be closed on tomorrow, February 12, 2014, and Thursday, February 13, 2014, as inclement weather conditions exist throughout the area.  

CHARLESTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Charleston County School District officials say at this time there have been no plans to alter Wednesday's schedule.

CCSD released the following statement:

At this time, Charleston County School District has made no plans to alter tomorrow's schedule. We have been monitoring the weather all day and will continue to monitor through the evening. We will be operating under a normal schedule tomorrow, Wednesday, February 12, 2014.

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