All Bulloch County publc schools will be closed Friday, Monday and Tuesday, according to a mass email sent by the Bulloch County Board of Education late Thursday afternoon.
"Based on the latest information available about Hurricane Irma, Bulloch County Schools will be closed Friday, Sept. 8 through Tuesday, Sept. 12, for all students and employees. We encourage you to monitor Bulloch County Schools and local media for regular updates about how the storm may affect school operations beyond Tuesday.
Bulloch County Schools Communications During an Emergency
The Superintendent, Chief Operations Officer and Public Relations Specialist maintain regular contact with the Bulloch County Emergency Management Agency during all weather and safety events that affect our school system. As Hurricane Irma begins to impact our area, Bulloch County Schools will regularly communicate status updates at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily beginning Sunday, Sept. 10, across the following mediums:
Email, Telephone & Cellular Telephone
One Call Now email blasts and call outs to all contact numbers and addresses for parents and employees.· Gmail - email blast to all employees and Board of Education · Emails to WTOC, WSAV, WTGS, WJCL, Statesboro Herald, Coastal Courier, All on Georgia – Bulloch, and Radio Statesboro (Eagle 102.9) news editors and assignment editors for mass broadcast and publishing.
Social media posts to district and school Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds.· Social media messages to Statesboro Fire Department, Statesboro Bulloch County Parks & Recreation, Bulloch County, Bulloch County Sheriff, City of Statesboro, Visit Statesboro, Bulloch VOAD, Statesboro Police Department, Downtown Statesboro, Statesboro Magazine, and Bulloch EMA to communicate to their followers· Social media messages to key media outlets’ Twitter/Facebook feeds for WSAV, WTGS, WJCL, WTOC, Coastal Courier, Eagle 102.9, Statesboro Magazine, All on Georgia - Bulloch to communicate with their followers."