Goose Creek Elementary dismisses early after power loss
BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Berkeley County School District dismissed classes early on Thursday after a power failure.
Goose Creek Elementary School lost power after a tree fell on a power line. Estimates indicate that the school may be without power for up to four hours while Berkeley Electric crews make repairs, district spokesperson Katie Tanner said.
The school began dismissal at noon, but students were given lunch before then, Tanner said. All after-school programs were canceled as well.
Tanner said students were to be released as soon as a parent or guardian arrived. Parents or guardians were instructed to meet elementary students who ride a bus to school at their bus stop, Tanner said.
If a parent or guardian was not at the bus stop to meet the student, the student would be taken back to the school for pickup, Tanner said.
Tanner said the school will resume normal operations on Friday.
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