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Superintendent Runcie to Discuss BCPS Hurricane Matthew Preparations

Wednesday, October 05, 2016


Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie


Superintendent Runcie will be available to speak with media representatives regarding BCPS plans and preparations for Hurricane Matthew.


Today, Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 1:30 p.m.


Outside the Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center (in front of the main entrance)
600 SE Third Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


BCPS continues to monitor Hurricane Matthew and is working closely with local emergency and safety officials regarding the storm and the potential impact to Broward County.  As a reminder:

  • Today, all BCPS schools and District Offices are OPENED and operating a regular school day schedule, Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
  • Today, evening classes, after school activities, clubs and events are CANCELLED for the afternoon/evening, Wednesday, October 5, 2016.
  • Schools and District offices will be CLOSED on Thursday, October 6, 2016 and Friday, October 7, 2016.


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