January 24, 2018
Dear Lexington District One Families:
As you know, all Lexington County School District One schools closed on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, due to weather.
The district will make up the Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, missed school day by using Friday, March 30, 2018, the second severe weather makeup day on your 2017–2018 academic calendar.
By law (Section 59-1-425 of the South Carolina Code of Laws), districts are required to include at least three severe weather make-up days in each year’s academic school calendar. The district included those three days (Feb. 19, March 30, May 25) in this year’s academic calendar.
As you remember, the district is already using Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, the first severe weather makeup day, in order to make up the day we missed on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, due to Hurricane Irma.
We hope that by letting you know early that school will be in session on Feb. 19 and March 30, you have time to adjust any plans that you may have already made for those days.
Thank you for all you do for your children every day.
Mary Beth Hill
Chief Communications Officer
As a precaution, we will delay the opening of school tomorrow, Jan. 18, by two hours for all staff and students. See more: http://bit.ly/2ERTnsh
After carefully monitoring the weather situation and consulting with the County of Lexington and Lexington County Emergency Preparedness officials, Lexington School District One is canceling school today for all students and staff.
More information here.
Monday is a holiday for staff and students. Tuesday starts our 2nd semester – students should check emails to find out how to get their schedules because they will not be printed. Have a great weekend!
If you have more than 3 unexcused absences for a 9 week class or more than 5 unexcused absences for a semester class you will need to do SEARS to make up the seat time.
If you are over in unexcused days and do not do SEARS you cannot pass the class.
SEARS is $25 per session and will the last session will be Saturday, January 6.
See Mr. Verburg during your ILT to create a SEARS contract if you are over in days.