A two-hour delay means:
If your school normally starts at 8, it will now start at 10 a.m. Dismissal times remain the same.
Bus pick-up times are delayed at least by two hours. Due to the numerous road closures, multiple bus routes have been adjusted. Click here to access information on changes to bus routes.
There will be bus delays. Please be patient and safe. There will be congestion on roads due to multiple road closures. Remember, do not drive around or move any barricades. Families of car riders and student drivers, check your route to school by clicking on the links below to maps that show road closures.
Breakfast will be available and lunch will be served. For schools impacted by the boil-water advisory, bottled water will be provided.
If the two-hour delay creates a hardship for families, limited staff will be available so that schools can open their doors at the normal time.
Returning to a familiar routine after a natural disaster is important for our students. As always safety is our number one priority. Thank you for working with us as we strive to get our students back in school safely.
Frequently Asked Questions
Useful Info Resources
Time and location changes for bus routes
Richland County Road Status
SCDOT Road Closures with Columbia Area Detours
SCDOT Storm Resources
Two-Hour Delay Start Times for Schools