Inclement Weather Procedure
South Carolina Department of Education Inclement Weather Information (Frequently Asked Questions, Code of Laws, etc.)
What District One Will Do
When the school district has been notified by the S.C. Highway Patrol and the U.S. Weather Service that the weather conditions will be such that roads are hazardous and/or more severe weather is indicated, the Administration will close all schools. Decisions are normally made between 4-5:00 a.m.
Each school's administration will be notified.
Each of the news organizations listed below will be notified.
The District's Webmaster will be notified to update the home page.
Parents will be contacted by the district's notification system when a decision is made.
Two Hour Delay of School
In the event weather indications warrant it, schools will open at the following times.
*Take in/report time for students:
Middle/High/Career Ctr.Adult Ed-------10:30 am
Middle/High/Career Ctr.Adult Ed-----10:00 am
District Office opens at 8:00 am
REACH classes and half-day programs will be cancelled on these days.
Breakfast should be available through take-in time.
Florence 1’s telecommunications system is designed to notify parents in case of an emergency, school closing, or delay. Parents will receive calls and e-mail notices about school closings or delays through the Parent Link System.
In addition, parents will be able to receive messages instantly by downloading the Florence 1 Schools App. To prepare for instant messages, parents with mobiles, ioS ( iPhone) or Android, should be prepared by downloading the app as soon as possible.
Directions: On an Android, open the google play app store and search for Florence One Schools. Tap the install button. You may be asked for your google play password. On an ioS (iPhone) go to the App store and search for Florence One Schools. Tap on the free button or install. You may be asked for your Apple ID password. The app will download onto your home screen.
Or use these links...
Download the Florence 1 Schools App from iTunes
Download the Florence 1 Schools App from Google Play
By downloading the Florence 1 Schools App, you will receive instant messages through the daily news feeds. When a school closing or school delay takes place, parents with mobile phones are automatically notified.
Each of the following news organizations will be notified:
WPDT Gospel 105.1.
District One asks that citizens not call the local school or district administration during this time so that phone lines can be kept open for emergencies.