Irmo, SC - Lexington-Richland School District Five is canceling all afterschool activities and events for elementary, intermediate, middle and high schools due to the threat of severe weather.
This includes afterschool programs for elementary schools and all sporting events.
"This decision is being made in an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, parents and staff," the district said. "The weather forecast indicates the strong possibility of heavy rain, hail and high winds throughout the district.
As always, safety is our top priority."
The district says they have the option of making further announcements using the district's automatic telephone system.