Northview, Ernest Ward, Bratt, Byrneville Closed By Weather; Northview Suffers Damage

May 10, 2024

Northview High, Ernest Ward Middle, Bratt Elementary, and Byrneville Elementary schools were closed Friday following early morning storms.

Superintendent Keith Leonard said some students were picked up by school buses this morning, but the buses were turned around the students were returned home.

For more photos from Northview, click here.

There was obvious damage at the Northview High School campus — trees were downed, the school sign was destroyed, sports equipment was tossed about, and ag equipment was overturned. Northview and Bratt had power, but Byrneville and Ernest Ward did not.

All other schools in Escambia County delayed start times by one hour and were dismissed on a regular schedule this afternoon.

NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

Comments





Have a comment on this story?

We welcome your comments on this story, but there are some rules to follow::

(1) Be Nice. No comments that slander another, no racism, no sexism, no personal attacks.

(2) No Harrassing Comments. If someone says something bad about you, don't respond. That's childish.

(3) No Libel. That's saying something is not true about someone. Don't do it.

(4) Keep it clean. Nothing vulgar, obscene or sexually related. No profanity or obvious substitutions. Period.

(5) NorthEscambia.com reserves the right to remove any comments that violate our rules or we think to be inappropriate. We are not responsible for what is posted. Comments may not appear right away until they are approved by a moderator.

(6) Limit your comments to the subject in this story only, and limit comments to 300 words or less. Do not post copyrighted material. Comments will not be added to stories that are over 30 days old.

(7) No posts may advertise a commercial business or political group, or link to another commercial web site or political site of any kind.