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Lexington District One delays school openings by two hours Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018)

LEXINGTON, S.C. — As a precaution, Lexington County School District One will delay the opening of school Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, by two hours for all staff and students in 4-year-old full-day kindergarten classes and 5-year-old kindergarten through grade 12 classes in all attendance areas. Child development classes for 3-year-olds and 4-year-old half-day kindergarten classes will not meet.
Parents of bus riders should expect delays and should remain patient. Since Lexington District One double routes buses, bus drivers will pick up elementary school students and take them to school. Once they have delivered them safely, they will return to pick up middle and high school students.
Road conditions and concern for the safety of our students, parents and employees as they commute to and from school drive this decision. As always, their safety is our highest priority.
Should conditions worsen and cause a full cancellation of school tomorrow morning, district officials will keep parents, staff and students informed through SchoolMessenger Communicate, the district’s telephone calling system.
Although the district will send out additional information to parents, staff and students through SchoolMessenger Communicate, the district’s telephone calling system, parents can also get updates and information about school openings and closings in Lexington District One by following the district on Facebook or Twitter, checking the district’s website at, calling the district’s 24-hour recorded telephone message center at 803-821-1299, watching local television stations, listening to local radio stations or going to media websites.