Due to the pending arrival of Hurricane Ian and the tropical storm conditions it is likely to bring to the area, the Glynn County School system has decided to close Thursday and Friday. Schools will remain open Wednesday as will all athletic programs and after-school events. Buses will also run on their regular schedules Wednesday.
UPDATE: College of Coastal Georgia has announced that they will make their decision by 4pm today.
UPDATE: High school varsity football games in the area have been rescheduled:
-Frederica vs Tatnall Square Wednesday at 5pm
-Brunswick High at Grovetown Wednesday at 5pm
-Glynn Academy vs Effingham Wednesday at 6pm.
UPDATE: McIntosh County Schools have also decided to close Thursday and Friday.
Official Statement from Glynn County Schools:
Brunswick, Ga. – Hurricane Ian is currently forecast to make landfall on the west coast of Florida by midday Thursday. Due to the expected unsafe weather conditions, all schools in Glynn County Schools will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 29 and Friday, Sept. 30. At this time, all schools will remain open on Wednesday; however, all afterschool, band and athletic programs will be cancelled on Thursday and Friday. School buses will run according to their regular schedules on Wednesday.
Glynn County School System employees should not report to work on Thursday or Friday.
Glynn County Schools officials made the decision following a webinar by the National Weather Service in Jacksonville, Fla., at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The decision on when to resume will be made as soon as possible after the storm has passed the area, a thorough damage assessment has been completed and it is determined that school can resume safely. We will communicate any updates through One Call, our automated phone/email alert system, district website, and Facebook page.
As always, coastal residents should also closely monitor media outlets for further updates regarding Hurricane Ian’s projected path and impacts and are urged to heed the advice of local emergency management officials.
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