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Flagler Beach Florida - Hurricane Ian School Closure 27 September 2022 ( news )
Flagler Beach , state Florida ( By Press Release office)
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September 27 , 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Flagler County School District
Hurricane Ian School Closure
Flagler Schools Superintendent Cathy Mittelstadt announces all schools will be closed beginning Wednesday , September...... 28 , 2022 , due to the impending effects of Hurricane Ian . They will remain closed through Friday , September 30 , 2022 .
“This is not a decision we take lightly , but we want to give our families enough time to prepare their homes for this storm or evacuate the area if they feel that is the best option for them , ” says Superintendent Mittelstadt . ”We also need to use this time to prepare the emergency shelter space our campuses offer , should people be asked to evacuate . ”
All after - school activities planned for Wednesday through Friday have been canceled . This includes extracurricular activities , including sporting events . The SAT testing scheduled for Matanzas High School on October 1st has been moved to October 15th .
Two of our schools will serve as shelters of last resort for Flagler County residents . They are expected to open Wednesday . Rymfire Elementary is being prepared as a special needs shelter , and Bunnell Elementary will be a general population/pet shelter . Additional information on what to bring to these shelters will be provided later in the day .
We encourage all Flagler County residents to prepare for this storm . Please heed all warnings from our local emergency management officials , as situations can change hour - by - hour . For the latest updates and information , we suggest you visit Flagler County’s website ,
www . flaglercounty . gov
Flagler Schools strives to be the nation ' s premier learning organization . Our mission is to ensure educational success through high expectations and innovative thinking in a safe learning environment to empower students to reach their full potential as responsible , ethical , and productive citizens in a diverse and changing world . We can be reached online at
http://flaglerschools . com
https://www . facebook . com/FlaglerSchools
and via telephone at
386 - 437 - 7526
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