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Hurricane Dorian school closings

Due to the projected path of Hurricane Dorian, and to allow Emergency Management Operations time to prepare and open shelters, Bladen County Schools will have an early release at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 4 for students and staff.

All schools will be closed on Thursday, September 5 and Friday, September 6.

Third grade parents, the beginning of the year third grade test will be postponed to a later date.

Shelter locations in Bladen County are Bladen Lakes Primary School, East Arcadia School, East Bladen High School, and West Bladen High School. The pet friendly shelter will be located at East Bladen High School. All shelters will open to the public at 8:00 am on Thursday, September 5 and are operated by Bladen County Emergency Management personnel.

We will provide updates, as we are able throughout the duration of the storm. Continue to monitor our district website, Facebook and Twitter pages along with your local news outlets for updates as well.

Please ensure that you and your family members remain safe during this storm.

Thank you for your attention to this matter and have a great evening.