School closings, abbreviated schedules for September 4-6

September 5, 2018

(Note from FOX23 staff:  Barring further setbacks, all schools in the WHPM-TV viewing area will be back in session Thursday morning.    For school officials, If Gordon is dealing your school's operations any additional setback and, thus, causing a delay/closing, please send press releases or other notes to from your work account.  Thanks.)




CITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS (closed until Thursday morning)








COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS (following are closed until Thursday morning unless otherwise noted)


Covington County


Forrest County


Jasper County: East Jasper School District will be closed all day Wednesday


Jefferson Davis County


Jones County


Lamar County


Pearl River County


Perry County


Wayne County: On Wednesday, classes will begin at Wayne County High School at 9:30 a.m.; all other schools will begin at 9:05 a.m.  


OTHER SCHOOLS  (following are closed until Thursday morning unless otherwise noted)

Canopy's CARES School


Columbia Academy


Forrest County Agricultural High School


Laurel Christian School


Lamar Christian School


Lighthouse Christian Academy: Classes will begin Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. 


Prentiss Christian School


Presbyterian Christian School


Sacred Heart Catholic School


St. John’s Day School in Laurel


South New Summit School


Wayne Academy: Classes will begin Wednesday at 8:53 a.m. 


Word of Faith Christian Academy



JCJC:  Will resume operations Wednesday. Maintenance, grounds, and housekeeping will return to campus at 10 a.m. Administrative Support staff will return to campus at 11 a.m. All administrative offices will open at 11 a.m. All campus centers will reopen at 11 a.m.  Day classes will not meet; Wednesday night classes will resume as scheduled.


Southern Miss: Main Hattiesburg campus closes Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.; all of the university's Gulf Coast operations will be closed all day Tuesday.  


William Carey University: Main Hattiesburg campus is canceling evening classes for Tuesday and all classes for Wednesday; normal operations expected to resume Thursday; WCU's Tradition campus is closed until Thursday morning.




PRCC: All campuses closed until Thursday morning. 


Antonelli College: Closed until Thursday morning. 

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