September 5, 2017
UPDATE (Sunday, September 10, 8:45 a.m.)
Holmes County Schools will be closed on Monday AND Tuesday. At this time there are many unknowns associated with this storm, and the decision to close on Tuesday was made out of an abundance of caution.
UPDATE (Thursday, September 7, 8:30 p.m.)
Governor Rick Scott has directed all public schools to close on Friday, September 8 and Monday, September 11 due to Hurricane Irma. We encourage everyone to stay tuned to local news media for updated weather information and to make the necessary preparations in order to stay safe during this dangerous storm.
While it is too early to determine Hurricane Irma's exact path, it's never too early to start begin preparing for a portential weather event. Below are resources you may find helpful.
National Hurricane Center (Tracking Information) http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/#Irma
State of Florida Hurricane Preparedness Guide http://www.stateofflorida.com/articles/hurricane-preparedness-guide.aspx
Another part of your hurricane preparedness checklist should include downloading the office HDSB mobile app. The app is free and is available on the App Store (Apple devices) and the Google Play Store (Android devices). Information regarding possible school closures and road conditions will be updated on the app and this web page.