At an EMA weather briefing today at 2:00 p.m., the following prediction was given for Thursday, March 5, 2015:

From approximately 2:00–5:00 a.m., the Shoals area is to receive freezing rain, followed by 2-3 hours of possible sleet.  Because of this prediction, we delaying opening school by two hours to ensure the safety of students and employees. 

Dr. Womack and key leaders will reassess road conditions and the severity of the precipitation in the morning to see if we can have a day of instruction beginning after the 2-hour delay, or cancel school for the day.  

Please stay tuned to FCS email, social media and local new media for the most current information about tomorrow.


Florence Middle School, located on the former Coffee High School campus houses the only 7th & 8th graders in the Florence City School System   As the only campus for 7th & 8th graders in the city, FMS is a wonderfully unique combination of students coming from various elementary schools, as well as several of the private schools in our area.

FMS has an award-winning orchestra, band, and chorus programs.  Our music students travel to local & state competitions, as well as performing for the elementary students at Christmas.




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