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Update Regarding Broward County Public Schools Preparation for Hurricane Matthew

Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Today, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) evening classes, after school activities, clubs and events are CANCELLED for the afternoon/evening, Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Aftercare program services are available for all families, who normally participate in the program. Parents are encouraged to pick their children up early in preparation for the impending weather conditions.
BCPS schools and District offices will be closed on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7, 2016.
Given the uncertainty regarding the potential impact of Hurricane Matthew to Broward County, BCPS is CANCELLING all activities and events for Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, 2016. This includes field trips, facility leases, clubs, competitions, etc.
District operations for Monday, October 10, 2016, will depend on the District’s assessment of the impact of Hurricane Matthew.
The District will continue to provide information updates via a variety of communication channels, including the District’s website (browardschools.com), robocalls, mobile app notifications, social media (on Twitter @browardschools and on Facebook facebook.com/browardschools) and through BECON-TV and the local media. The District will also continue to update its Information Hotline, 754-321-0321, with the latest information.

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Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 271,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 236 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 101 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 208 different countries and 181 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.