School closures on Mississippi coast ahead of storms


Courtesy: MGCCC Facebook

BILOXI, Miss. (WJTV) – Several colleges and schools districts along the Mississippi coast have cancelled classes ahead of Hurricane Marco.

According to WLOX, Long Beach Schools cancelled all in-person and online classes for Monday, August, 24, including all activities.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students are still required to continue online instructions. Dormitories at MGCCC will remain open, but the school advises students to remain home until in-person classes resume.

The Sun Herald reported all Pearl River Community College campuses will be closed Monday, and online instruction will continue. Residents halls will remain open. Allied Health, Nursing and Career and Technical Education students should communicate with their instructors for additional information.

The Hancock County School District will be closed of in-person instruction and distance learning on Monday. The district will decide on whether to close Tuesday after meeting with the county’s emergency management team.

William Carey University announced on its Tradition campus, classes have been cancelled for Monday and offices are closed. On the Baton Rouge campus, classes are cancelled and offices are closed for Monday and Tuesday. On the Hattiesburg campus, offices will be open and classes will meet as scheduled.


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