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S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster said Friday afternoon there will be no statewide order on school closings. Individual school districts will make their own decisions.
Kershaw County Schools: Schools and offices closed on Monday, Sept. 11. A decision about Tuesday will be made Monday.
Lexington School District 1: Closed on Monday, September 11, 2017, for all employees and students. This includes all after school events, adult classes and other district-related meetings.
Lexington School District 2: Closed on Monday, September 11, 2017, for all employees and students. All afternoon and evening activities including sporting events are canceled. Current plan is to reopen on Tuesday, September 12.
Lexington-Richland District 5: Schools and offices closed on Monday, Sept 11. This also includes the school board meeting and all district related activities.
Richland School Districts 1 and 2 schools and offices will be closed on Monday, September 11. All school and district events were canceled for Monday as well.
Sumter County District 1 schools and offices will be closed on Monday.
McMaster also indicated that evacuations for parts of the state might still be ordered Saturday. In that case, a number of schools would be designated as emergency shelters. That would be a reason for districts to close.
Public schools in Beaufort, Berkeley, Colleton, Charleston and Dorchester counties already have announced closings beginning Friday. Horry County schools will operate Friday, according to the district’s website, although the district says it will close if the governor orders evacuations.
The Ben Lippen private school in Columbia announced it will be closed Monday.
East Point Academy: Closed for both students and staff on Monday September 11th.