solar eclipse
Lincoln County Schools will be dismissing students beginning at 1 pm on Monday, April 8th, due to the solar eclipse. Middle and high school bus riders will leave at 1 pm with elementary schools to follow around 1:30 pm. Car riders will be released starting around 1:20 pm at all schools. The remainder of this school day will not have to be made up.

Safety is of the utmost importance when viewing a total solar eclipse. For this reason each student will be sent home with a specialized pair of eclipse safety glasses designed for the safe viewing of the celestial event. 

The peak eclipse is expected to occur around 3:00 pm in Lincoln County where the sun will be 95% obscured. Due to the timing of this event, an early 
dismissal allows students to be safely home and equipped to properly take part in this educational experience.