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Wednesday
Oct102018

School District Five to Hold eLearning Day Due to Weather

After conversations with local emergency management officials, Anderson School District Five is observing their first eLearning Day on Thursday. The decision was made after the forecast of potentially of severe/inclement weather. All after-school activities have been cancelled.

Anderson County's Emergency Management Team is also on alert in case the weather creates problems in our area.A partial activation of the Emergency Operations Center will begin at 10 p.m. tonight and remain in effect for the duration of the storm. A partial-staffing activation brings together various FEMA-designated Emergency Support Functions necessary to coordinate response and recovery efforts across the County on an as-needed basis. The Emergency Management Division’s website is operating in Emergency mode, which means that information specific to an imminent emergency or threat are prominently displayed. This web page (emd.andersonsheriff.org) provides links to verified sources of information and resources to assist residents with making appropriate life-safety decisions. The web page will remain in Emergency mode for the duration of this incident.

Earlier this year, the school district was chosen as the first eLearning program site in South Carolina, a program aimed at continuing classroom instruction on days when inclimate weather, power outages or other factors prevent the district from holding a traditional school day. 

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