Planning & Activation Info
We provide the community with a series of emergency status alerts that keeps the students, staff and community informed of emergency situations pertaining to Lincoln County School District. Whether it’s alerts on our web site or alerts sent to your cellular phone, we keep you updated first-hand.
Accessing Updated Information
Lincoln County School District provides a number of ways that you can stay updated on emergency situations such as school closures. Most importantly, you may view updates pertaining to a district-wide or school-level emergency by visiting our school district’s web site. Alert boxes and tickers provide pertinent information which can also be accessed from our mobile-friendly web site on any internet phone.
EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM (Mass Message Delivery)
We provide SMS text message, e-mail and voice call alerts through the AIMS system provided by Central Access. In the event of an emergency, a message will be issued to student and employee contact information.
Public Media Sources
Incident updates are also provided to the following entities for public broadcast distribution when available. These entities are linked to the ALERT Notification System and will receive pertinent voice call messages when needed.
– Radio Stations: 102.1FM, 92.1FM, 104.3FM
– Television Stations: WJTV12, WAPT16, WLBT3
– Local Area Newspaper: The Daily Leader
Please do not call the radio or television station for pertinent school information. They will broadcast the updated information as it becomes available through the school district office.
School Event Cancellations
Due to an emergency situation, school events may be cancelled. An alert ticker will be available on the district website with cancellation updates as that information becomes readily available.
School Delays / Closings & The Decision-Making Process
As always, our highest priority is the safety of our students, faculty and staff for the district. This means we may cancel classes due to extreme hazardous weather conditions, unavailable resources or a campus crisis. School District officials will make the decision, based on recommendations by law enforcement, state agencies or the local emergency management.
When the conditions warrant for an emergency public message by the Superintendent of Education, the message is then posted to the district’s web site as an alert. The alert will be displayed on all pages until the alert is cancelled. Also, the alert message will be distributed to all subscribers of the ALERT Notification System.
School Bus & Parent Pick-Up
In the event of a weather-related emergency near 3:00PM CST, for safety concerns, school buses and students may be held until the threat of severe weather has cleared the area. We urge parents not to pick up students during the immediate threat of severe weather.