Flagler County superintendent says it’s not yet known when schools will reopen

Following a damage assessment at all our school sites, Flagler Schools Superintendent Cathy Mittelstadt announced Friday afternoon that the start of classes for all students has yet to be determined.

“We first want to ensure all our families have the supports they need to begin the recovery process following Tropical Storm Ian,” said Mittelstadt. “We are also working with our partners with Florida Power and Light to restore power to Indian Trails Middle School and Belle Terre Elementary School.”

Flagler Schools said its Transportation Department will survey bus stops Saturday in areas where flooding remains a concern. Should alternate bus stops be necessary, that information will be relayed to the families in the affected areas, as well as posted on the district’s website — www.flaglerschools.com.

The superintendent hopes to have a decision at 6 p.m. Saturday on when schools will reopen.