COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A number of school districts will be closed due to the teacher rally scheduled for Wednesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., happening in downtown Columbia at the South Carolina Statehouse.
WIS will livestream the entire event online and on the WIS News 10 Facebook page beginning at 9 a.m.
Those schools within the state, including school districts in the Midlands, are:
Lexington-Richland School District 5 released a statement about their closure, saying:
Richland One also released a statement, saying:
Although classes are canceled for Richland One students, the district’s Student Nutrition Services staff will serve lunch at the following sites from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Any Richland One student can get a free meal at any of the sites.
- Elementary Schools – Arden, Bradley, Brockman, Burton-Pack, Carver-Lyon, Caughman Road, Gadsden, Greenview, Hopkins, Hyatt Park, A.C. Moore, South Kilbourne, Edward E. Taylor, John P. Thomas, Watkins-Nance and Webber
- Middle School – St. Andrews
- High Schools – A.C. Flora, C.A. Johnson, Eau Claire and Lower Richland
All extended-day programs, including comprehensive remediation, 21st Century, child care and athletic tutorial programs, are canceled for Wednesday. Students and parents should check with their respective schools regarding athletics practices and other extracurricular activities.
Richland Two posted their statement to social media:
We will update as more schools issue closures - check back for more updates.
Here’s what you need to know: