LIST: School closings, schedule changes due to Hurricane Sally

LIST: School closings, schedule changes due to Hurricane Sally
Tropical Storm Sally strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Monday morning as it moved across the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and toward the Gulf Coast. (Source: Gray)

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - Some Pine Belt school districts are closing or moving to virtual learning as Hurricane Sally approaches.

The following school districts have announced closings or altered schedules:

  • CARES School Hattiesburg will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Covington County School District will resume regular classes on Wednesday.
  • Forrest County School District will be moving to virtual learning Tuesday and resume regular classes on Wednesday.
  • Greene County School District will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Jones College will remain open until 4 p.m. Tuesday then shift to virtual classes. Classes will remain online through Wednesday and resume hybrid on-campus meeting options on Thursday. For more info visit facebook.com/JonesCollege.
  • Lamar Christian School will move to distance learning for Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Lamar County School District will move to distance learning for Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Pearl River Community College campus will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday. All classes will continue online. The college will resume operations Thursday.
  • Perry County School District will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • Richton School District will move to distance learning for Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • William Carey University will resume regular classes on Wednesday.

WDAM will continue to update this list as more decisions are announced.

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