Schools close, go to virtual learning due to winter weather

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CITY SCHOOL DISTRICTS


Columbia: Closed through February 16


Hattiesburg: Virtual classes February 16


Laurel: Virtual classes February 16


Petal: Closed through February 16


Richton: Closed through February 16



COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS


Covington County: Closed through February 16


Forrest County: Closed through February 16


East Jasper Consolidated School District: Closed through February 16


West Jasper School District: Closed through February 16


Jones County: Closed through February 16


Lamar County: Virtual classes February 16


Perry County: Virtual classes February 16


Wayne County: Closed through February 16



PRIVATE, OTHER SCHOOLS


CARES School Hattiesburg: Closed through February 16


Forrest County Agricultural High School: Closed through February 16


Innova Preparatory School: Closed through February 16


Lamar Christian School: Virtual classes February 16


Laurel Christian School Closed through February 16



COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES


William Carey University: Closed until February 16 at noon


Jones College: Closed through Tuesday, February 16. This closure includes the following operational changes.

\ All face-to-face classes at Jones College are canceled for Monday, February 15, and Tuesday, February 16. This closure includes the Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville, the Clarke County Center, the Greene County Center, the Jasper County Center, and the Wayne County Center. The ATC testing center will operate as needed on both days. All Workforce Training Activities located on all campuses are canceled for February 15 and 16.

\ Face-to-face Jones College coursework requirements will be virtual. All online courses will continue to meet virtually.

\ All Jones College offices will be closed on February 15 and 16. All employees will be virtually accessible to students through campus email.

\ Jones College students living on campus may remain in the dorms with access to campus food service. The Campus Health Clinic will be closed on both days.

\ The Jones College Childcare Center will be closed on February 15 and 16.





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