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Local Schools Announce Plans for Classes Concerning Coronavirus

Local schools have been monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and have been making decisions regarding classes next week:

New Albany – School closed for students and staff during the week of March 16-20. In addition, all school events, athletic events, and athletic practices have been suspended until at least March 23. Next week, the administrative team will continue to meet and work to make informed decisions regarding our students, their education, and their health and safety.

Alcorn County – Spring break extended another week for students. Administrators, maintenance and central office staff to report to work. Before and after-school activities are canceled, including practices while school is out.

Amory – Spring break extended another week.

Baldwyn – Spring break extended another week. No athletic practices/games as well.

Booneville – Spring break extended another week.

Calhoun Academy – Spring break extended another week. Activities, athletic events and practices suspended until further notice. No one allowed on campus, even for weightlifting or shooting basketball.

Calhoun County – Spring break extended another week. Extracurricular activities suspended as well as scheduled practices.

Chickasaw County – Spring break extended another week.

Columbus – Spring Break is extended for another week. Employees report to work on Monday.

Corinth – Spring Break is extended for another week. All school activities, athletic events, practices, and extracurricular activities have been canceled for the week.

French Camp Academy – Spring break extended through March 27.

Holly Springs – Closed Monday.

Houston – Spring break extended another week. All school activities, extracurricular activities, practices and sporting events canceled as well.

Itawamba County – Spring break extended another week. No school activities during this time.

Lafayette County – No classes, sports, extracurricular activities Monday, Tuesday.

Lakeview Baptist Academy – Spring break extended another week.

Lee County – Spring break extended another week.

Lowndes County – No classes Monday, Tuesday.

Marshall County – Closed through March 27.

Millcreek – Batesville, Golden Triangle, Kosciusko and Pontotoc closed Monday.

Monroe County – closed March 16 to March 20. Students and staff will return Monday, March 23.

Nettleton – Spring break extended another week. No extracurricular activities or practices through March 22. No field trips and out-of-state school travel. 235-day employees will report Monday for an 8:15 a.m. meeting in the high school library.

New Albany – Closed through March 27. Extracurricular practice and competitions canceled

North Tippah – Spring break extended another week.

Oak Hill Academy – Spring break extended another week. No extracurricular activities, athletics or practices as well.

Okolona – Spring break extended another week.

Oxford – No classes through March 27.

Oxford University School – Spring break extended another week.

Pontotoc City Schools – No classes through March 27

Pontotoc County – Spring break extended another week. Sporting events and school activities will be suspended until at least March 23.

Prentiss County – Spring break extended another week.

South Tippah – Spring break extended another week.

Starkville – Spring break extended another week. Athletic events/extracurricular activities canceled during that week. The Starkville High School prom is postponed.

Starkville Academy – Spring break extended another week.

TCPS – Spring break extended another week.

Tishomingo County – Spring Break is extended for another week. Faculty and staff will report on March 20th for training. All field trips are canceled, all sporting events set for March 16-March 22 are canceled, and campus visitations are restricted.

Tupelo – Spring break extended another week. Travel ban implemented on work trips outside the state. The prom for Tupelo High School next weekend will not happen as scheduled.

Union County – Closed through March 27.

Water Valley – Closed through March 20.

Webster County – Spring break extended another week. Sporting events/school activities canceled.

Winona-Montgomery – No classes Monday, Tuesday.

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