UPDATE: 08/29/2022 6:50 p.m.

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Leaders with the Jackson Public School District (JPS) announced that students who attend Forest Hill High and Timberlawn Elementary schools will shift to virtual learning on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 due to ongoing water pressure issues.

Staff members from those schools will be housed at other JPS sites. Meals will be available for pick up at Forest Hill High School for students who attend those schools. Breakfast will be served from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and lunch will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Due to the threat of flooding from the Pearl River, students who attend McLeod Elementary School in Jackson will shift to virtual learning on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30.

Leaders with the Jackson Public School District (JPS) said students who attend other JPS schools and live in impacted areas will have the option to attend school virtually or in-person.

Transportation will be provided from Spann Elementary School, located at 1615 Brecon Drive, to those impacted students who attend their schools in-person using the following schedules: 

School  Bus Pickup Times Bus Drop Off Times 
Casey Elementary 6:55 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. 2:35 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 
McWillie Elementary 6:45 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. 2:35 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 
Obama Elementary 6:45 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. 2:40 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. 
Wells APAC 6:45 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. 2:40 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. 
Bailey/Northwest Middle 6:30 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. 4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. 
Chastain Middle 7:15 a.m. – 7:25 a.m. 3:40 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. 
JTECH 6:30 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. 3:15 p.m. – 3:25 p.m. 
Jim Hill High 7:35 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. 4:40 p.m. – 4:55 p.m. 
Murrah High 7:05 a.m. – 7:15 a.m. 4:10 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. 

Meals for virtual scholars will be available at Spann Elementary, Chastain Middle and Murrah High schools. Breakfast is served from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and lunch will be available from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.