Albany public schools are not expected to close because Tuesday's weather will be abnormally cold.
The DCSS issued this statement Monday morning-
Dougherty County School System maintains regular communications with
Mr. Jim Vaught, Director of the Dougherty County Emergency Management
Agency, who advises the superintendent about weather or other conditions that
may present a danger to students and staff.
As of this morning, the
decision has been made that school will be held in Dougherty County School
System on the regular schedule. Fortunately, the cold temperatures are not
expected to be accompanied by sleet or snow.
facilities department maintains a heating and air conditioning maintenance
schedule that keeps those systems in proper working order. The staff in that
department is available after hours, if needed, to make emergency repairs.
transportation department has implemented a cold weather bus starting plan so
buses are schedule to be started and warmed up earlier than normal so that
route schedules may be run on time.
may be unanticipated challenges to arise due to below freezing temperatures the
next two days.
If unexpected problems occur, we ask parents, students and staff
to be patient as we work to correct those. We also ask parents to make sure
students are dressed with proper layers and protection from this anticipated