Midlands schools operating on delays, canceling due to severe weather, power outages

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Published: Jan. 2, 2022 at 8:12 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 3, 2022 at 8:39 AM EST
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(WIS) - Several schools are operating on delays, canceling or switching to eLearning on Monday (January 3) as severe weather threatens the Midlands.

Clarendon County School District 2 and Clarendon County School District 4 will be closed on Monday.

Lexington County School District One has shifted to an eLearning day, according to district officials.

Lexington County School District Two has canceled Monday classes due to bad weather and power outages. Superintendent Nicholas Wade tweeted that the district’s weather make-up day will be on March 11 and will be an e-learning day. For more information, click here.

Lexington-Richland School District Five has switched to an eLearning day due to the high winds forecast for the area. Assignments will be posted by 10 a.m. as the school still observes the two-hour delay originally planned. School officials say they plan on operating on a normal schedule tomorrow.

PACE Academy will operate on a two-hour delay on Monday.

Richland School District One will operate on a two-hour delay as well due to the high wind gusts.

Sumter School District is on a two-hour delay due to high winds and power outages.

Thomas Sumter Academy will operate on a two-hour delay. Students should report to their 3rd period class at 10 a.m.

There are currently 126,091 power outages throughout the state, according to SCEMD.

This story will be updated with any other schools or districts that announce a delay.

To stay up to date on weather in the Midlands, click here.

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