situation and chose to make a decision by going through the water to get the bus through. There will be additional reviews made to determine what is factual and the factors considered at that moment. We obviously don’t want to put anyone in danger and want all of our practices to be safe for students. We will use our findings to address such issues and to move forward for improvement.”
However, with more rain predicted to fall throughout the day and road conditions tenuous, Lincoln County officials made the call to dismiss school at 10:15 a.m. Mrs. Karen Hatter, superintendent of Lincoln County Schools, stated that drivers have been trained to manage hazardous conditions and instructed to contact district officials and turn around if they encounter roads they deem unsafe to traverse. We are always seeking to improve and refine our systems and processes. Today enabled us to identify gaps in our current plans and procedures as we seek to continuously improve services to the students and families of Lincoln County.”
All students were safely delivered to their homes by 1:30 p.m.