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LIST: School closure/reopening updates post Irma

We are in the beginning of school re-openings following Hurricane Irma. This list is at last report from the school districts.

**Please keep in mind there is a possibility that not every school that reported a closure will send us a reopening update. Most schools do post that information on their District's websites and Facebook pages so you can check there as well. 

School/Daycare Closures/Reopenings:

  • Armstrong State: Classes will resume Monday, Sept. 18. Residential students may return to the main campus on Friday, September 15th, beginning at 2 PM. Faculty and staff can access their offices on Friday, September 15th, starting at 2 PM. 
  • Ash Tree Learning Center: School staff are expected to return Thursday, Sept. 14, and students will return Monday, Sept. 18 
  • Bacon County Schools closed Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12.
  • Beaufort County School District: All district schools are now operating on normal schedule. Daufuskie Island Elementary School will operate on normal schedule beginning Thursday. Although football games scheduled for Wednesday (middle school) or Thursday nights (JV) have been canceled, all three high school varsity games will be played this week. On Friday night, Beaufort High will play at May River High and Bluffton High will play at Hilton Head Island High. The one change is that Whale Branch Early College High at Battery Creek High has been moved to an 11 a.m. Saturday kickoff.
  • Bethesda is closed through Wednesday, Sept. 13. 
  • Bible Baptist Christian Academy in Statesboro closed Friday-Tuesday
  • Benedictine: Closed Friday, Monday & Tuesday. BC football game against SEBHS moved to Thursday night at 7 p.m. at Fred Shaver Field.
  • Bryan County Schools: Closed to all students and staff on Friday, Sept. 8, Monday, Sept. 11, and Tuesday, Sept. 12 and Wednesday, Sept. 13.
  • Bulloch Academy: Closed on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-12. School will resume on Wednesday, Sept. 13.
  • Bulloch County School District: All schools, including Nevils Elementary School, will be open for a normal schedule on Wednesday, Sept. 13. 
  • Bumblebees Childcare Learning Center closed Monday and Tuesday.
  • Butler Christian Academy will be closed Friday, September 8th, Monday, September 11th, and Tuesday, September 12th. Return to school is subject to change.
  • Calvary Day School: Closed through Wednesday, Sept. 13. School will resume on Thursday, Sept. 14.
  • Candler County Schools closed through Tuesday for all students and employees.
  • Catholic Schools in Chatham County (Blessed Sacrament, St. Frances Cabrini, St. James and St. Peter the Apostle) and Glynn County (St. Frances Xavier) will close Friday, Sept. 8, Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12.
  • Catholic Schools of Beaufort County (St. Gregory the Great Catholic School, St. Francis by the Sea Catholic School, St. Peter's Catholic School, and John Paul II Catholic School) closing Friday
  • Chatham Academy closed Friday-Tuesday
  • Childcare Network #20, #21, #22 in Savannah and Childcare Network #254 in Pooler will be closed Friday, Monday, and Tuesday. All childcare networks locations will be closed in Savannah and Pooler on Friday, Monday, Tuesday. 
  • Childcare Network in Statesboro will be closed on Monday. 
  • Coastal Pines Technical College: All campuses closed for the remainder of the week. Normal schedule will resume on Monday. 
  • Coastal Plains Education Charter High School in Candler County closed through Tuesday
  • East Georgia State College campuses will remain closed through Wednesday, September 13. All campuses of EGSC will reopen Thursday, September 14, for normal operations.
  • Effingham County Schools closed Wednesday, back in session on Thursday, Sept. 14.
  • Emanuel County Schools to remain closed Wednesday. Classes will resume Thursday at regularly scheduled times. 
  • Evans County Schools will have a workday Tuesday (9/13) for employees starting at 8:30 a.m. Students will return on Thursday (9/14). Claxton High's football game against ECI has been moved to Saturday (9/16) at 7:30 p.m. in Twin City.
  • Georgia Tech Savannah Campus - Normal operations will resume on Wednesday, Sept.13.
  • Georgia Southern University campus will reopen on Friday - 9/15, and classes will resume on Monday - 9/18. More info: www.georgiasouthern.edu/alert/
  • Glynn County Schools barring any unexpected circumstances over the weekend, all public schools will resume on Monday, Sept. 18. All Glynn County School System employees are expected to return on Monday. 
  • Greenbriar Children's Center administrative offices closed Friday-Tuesday. All programs of Greenbriar Children's Center, including Windy's Preschool and W.W. Law Learning Center, are closed until further notice. 
  • Habersham School is closed on Friday and Monday. 
  • Hampton County School District One returns Wednesday, Sept. 13.
  • Hampton County School District Two will be closed Monday and Tuesday.
  • Hancock Day School closed Friday and will remain closed until further notice. 
  • In His Arms Educational Center will reopen on Friday, Sept. 15.
  • Jasper County Public Schools will resume classes on Wednesday, September 13, with a 2-hour delay. Instructional time begins at the elementary schools at 9:30 a.m. and at the middle and high school at 10:30 a.m. Central services offices will open at 10:00 am.
  • Jeff Davis County Schools closed until Monday.
  • Kicklighter Academy will be closed Friday, September 8 -Tuesday, September 12.  
  • Legacy Christian Academy closed Friday-Tuesday 
  • Liberty County Schools will remain closed through Wednesday. Staff and students should plan to report back on Thursday unless notified otherwise. 
  • Long County Schools will be closed Friday. All faculty, staff, and students should report back to work and school on Monday. 
  • Memorial Day Childcare Center closed until Monday, Sept. 18
  • Memorial Day School closed until Monday, Sept. 18
  • Mercer University Monday classes and events canceled in Macon, Atlanta, Savannah, and Columbus campuses, and also at the regional academic centers. Resume normal scheduling on Tuesday. 
  • McIntosh County Schools: All schools will remain closed Wednesday  Sept 13, Thursday, Sept. 14 and Friday, Sept 15. Schools will remain closed until it is determined that it is safe to resume school. For updates, please call the McIntosh County Schools hotline at 912.437.9000 or visit their website.
  • Montessori Academy of Savannah will be closed the rest of the week. The school plans to reopen Monday, Sept. 18. 
  • Ogeechee Technical College: All campuses will open for employees on Wednesday, Sept. 13. Classes will resume on Thursday, Sept. 14.
  • Palmetto School of Career Development Savannah location will be closed and cancel classes for Monday, September 11.  
  • Pinewood Christian Academy remains closed Wednesday. Classes will resume on Thursday. All homecoming activities have been rescheduled for a later date. The Varsity football game scheduled for Friday will be played as scheduled. 
  • Point University's Savannah Site closed Friday with plans to reopen on Tuesday.
  • Prometric Testing of Savannah will be closed Saturday-Tuesday. Weather permitting, reopening on Wednesday. 
  • Renee's Kid's World 2 LL Daycare Center will be closed Monday and Tuesday.
  • Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool: Closed Friday, Monday, and Tuesday.
  • Risen Savior Christian Academy closed Monday and Tuesday
  • Royce Learning Center closed Friday-Tuesday 
  • Saint Gregory The Great Catholic School in Bluffton, SC: School will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 13 on a 2-hour delay.
  • Saint Leo Savannah Education Center closed Friday, Saturday, and Monday. Planning to reopen Tuesday. 
  • Savannah Christian Prep: will resume school and daycare on Thursday
  • Savannah State University: Classes will resume on Thursday, Sept 14. Residential students can begin returning to campus at 3 p.m. on Wednesday (9/13).
  • Savannah Technical College reopening Thursday, Sept. 14.
  • SCAD: The Savannah College of Art and Design has postponed the start of the Fall 2017 quarter due for Savannah, Atlanta, and eLearning due to the unpredictability of Major Hurricane Irma’s path.
  • SCCPSS: Students to return Monday, Sept. 18. The District 6 summits/town hall meetings scheduled for Tuesday night at Windsor Forest Elementary School and Thursday at Southwest Elementary School have been canceled. 
  • Screven County Schools closed Monday and Tuesday. Friday will remain a regular school day. 
  • South University, Savannah campus and administrative offices will be closed Friday through Wednesday due to Hurricane Irma.
  • Southern Montessori Academy in Savannah will be closed Friday, September 7 as well as Monday and Tuesday, September 11 and 12.
  • Southeastern Technical College all classes are canceled for Monday (9/11). At this time, the school's plan is to reopen on Tuesday, (9/12).  "Our top priority is the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. We will continue to regularly communicate with local and state agencies, and will monitor weather reports prior to making a decision about reopening the campus. A final decision about reopening on Tuesday will be made on Monday." 
  • Statesboro STEAM Academy closed Monday. Plan to reopen Wednesday, if conditions permit
  • St. Andrew’s School will reopen Thursday with a regular start time. 
  • St. James Early Learning Center closed Friday-Tuesday
  • St. John Academy/Before and After Care Program (located at 2415 E DeRenne Avenue): will reopen Monday, Sept. 18. 
  • St. Vincent's Academy: Closed Friday, September 8th, in preparation for Hurricane Irma. The school will also be closed ALL of next week (Monday, September 11 - Friday, September 15) due to the impending evacuation. Plan on returning to school Monday, September 18 unless you hear otherwise. 
  • Starting Point Daycare closed starting Friday, until further notice. 
  • Super Kids Child Care Center closed Monday and Tuesday. 
  • Sylvan Learning of Savannah will be closed Friday-Tuesday. Weather permitting, reopening on Wednesday.
  • Tattnall County Schools will remain closed through the week. All staff and students should report back on Monday. 
  • Technical College of the Lowcountry Faculty and staff are asked to return to the Technical College of the Lowcountry on Thursday, September 14.  All TCL classes will resume Monday, September 18. Check www.tcl.edu/emergency for the latest.
  • The Children's Village in Richmond Hill: Closed Friday, Monday, and Tuesday. Updates will be given through Facebook page: The Children's Village.
  • Thomas Heyward Academy in Ridgeland, SC will remain closed Monday and Tuesday. They plan to reopen Wednesday. Check Facebook page for updates.
  • Toombs County School System closed Wednesday for students and staff 
  • Treutlen County Schools will reopen Thursday
  • Universtiy of Georgia will be closed on Monday, Sept. 11. 
  • Urban Christian Academy: reopens on Monday.
  • Urban Christian Academy Daycare reopens on Thursday.
  • USCB: Classes at the University of South Carolina Beaufort will close at 9:00 pm, Thursday evening, September 7 in anticipation of the impacts of Hurricane Irma.  USCB will remain open until noon Friday, September 8. All faculty, students, and staff, along with their vehicles, must vacate both campuses by noon Friday.
  • USC Salkehatchie Walterboro and Allendale campuses closed on Monday, Sept. 11.
  • Vidalia City School System will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.  
  • Wayne County Schools will return to school Monday, Sept. 18. Teachers report for work day Friday, Sept. 15. 
  • Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc. (including The Lady Bamford Center and all of its programs) will be closed Friday, September 8, 2017, Monday, September 11, 2017, and Tuesday, September 12.
  • Wright's Child Care Learning Center will be closed beginning Friday until further notice.

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