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CCSD Schools and Offices to Close Friday, September 2, 2016

CCSD Schools and Offices to Close Friday, September 2, 2016
Posted on 09/01/2016

September 1, 2016 -- CCSD Schools and Offices to Close Friday, September 2, 2016

For Immediate Release

September 1, 2016

Contact:

Andy Pruitt 843-937-6583

Media Release

CCSD Schools and Offices to Close Friday, September 2, 2016

Charleston, SC — Charleston County School District, with the exception of essential personnel, will be closed tomorrow, Friday, September 2 due to the predicted forecast and conditions of Tropical Storm Hermine.

This means all schools and offices will be closed tomorrow.

This is a decision CCSD does not take lightly, but in an effort to guarantee the safety of our students and staff, this is the decision we have made.

We will send another release shortly explaining our rationale behind this decision and information concerning a make-up day.

CCSD events scheduled for tonight are not affected by this announcement, and will continue as scheduled.   

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About the Charleston County School District

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is the second largest school system in South Carolina representing a unique blend of urban, suburban, and rural schools that span 1,000 square miles along the coast. CCSD serves more than 50,000 students in 86 schools and several specialized programs. With approximately 6,100 employees district-wide, CCSD is the fourth largest employer in the region.

CCSD offers a diverse, expanding portfolio of options and specialized programs, delivered through neighborhood, charter, magnet, IB (international baccalaureate), and Montessori schools, and is divided into three Learning Communities led by associate superintendents. Options include specialized programs in science, engineering and mathematics; liberal arts; music and other creative and performing arts; career and technical preparation programs; and military and other public service enterprises.

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