Based on weather concerns with Hurricane Michael, Barnwell School District 45, Blackville School District 19, and Williston School District 29 will dismiss early according to their early release schedules on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. With current weather forecasts, Barnwell School District 45, Blackville School District 19, and Williston School District 29 also plan to close on Thursday, October 11th, for students and employees. District officials will continue to monitor weather conditions throughout the day Wednesday, working with local and state emergency management officials. Should conditions improve, schools could reopen Thursday on a normal or delayed schedule.
Families will receive any updates on the status of school for Thursday, October 11th through local media, district and school websites, social media, and other district communications.
Barnwell 45 – Primary and elementary schools will dismiss at 12:45pm. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 1:15pm.
Blackville 19 – All schools will dismiss at 12pm.
Williston 29 – Elementary school will dismiss at 12:30pm. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 12:45pm.
As always, we would like to extend gratitude to our county’s Emergency Management officials and thank them for all they do to prepare us for emergency situations like this. Our priority is the safety of our students and families, and we encourage everyone to take measures to prepare for the potential impact of this storm.