LIST: What schools are open, on virtual learning after Hurricane Ida

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Published: Aug. 30, 2021 at 4:11 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 31, 2021 at 1:44 AM CDT
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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - As communities survey the damage left behind by Hurricane Ida, school districts are making decisions on when to have students return to in-person learning.

Here is a list of the schools that have made announcements so far. We will update this list as new information is provided to us.

  • Hancock County School District had already decided to conduct distance learning for August 31.
  • Gulfport School District will open for a regular school day on Tuesday, August 31.
  • Saint Stanislaus has canceled school on Tuesday, August 31, due to the damage caused by Hurricane Ida to Bay St. Louis and other areas that serve day and boarding students.
  • Jackson County School District will be closed tomorrow Tuesday, August 31.
  • Biloxi Public School District will conduct a virtual school day on Tuesday, August 31.
  • Ocean Springs School District will return to school on Tuesday, August 31 on a normal bell schedule.
  • Pearl River Community College will remain closed on Tuesday due to extensive campus cleanup efforts as a result of Hurricane Ida’s impact. PRCC will resume normal operations at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will hold classes online on August 31.
  • George County School District has canceled school on August 31, due to the Highway 26 road collapse.
  • Harrison County School District will be open for a regular school day on Tuesday, August 31.
  • Moss Point School District will be closed August 31 due to heavy flooding.
  • Pass Christian School District will resume in-person learning for pre-k through 8th grade students.
  • Long Beach School District will remain virtual on August 31. Schools will resume regular, onsite instruction on all campuses effective Wednesday, September 1.
  • Pascagoula-Gautier School District will participate in virtual learning August 31. Elementary and Academy students were given work packets prior to leaving school on Friday. These need to be completed before returning to school. The district will be open for a regular school day on Wednesday, September 1.
  • Stone County School District faculty and staff will return to school August 31. SES, PES, and SMS students will resume virtual instruction. SHS students will start their hybrid schedule with the Group B students beginning Tuesday. Buses will run for SHS students only.
  • All Catholic Diocese of Biloxi schools will be on a regular schedule Tuesday, August 31, except St Charles Borromeo in Picayune.

Some school districts already had plans to return to class on August 31 barring any major damage from Hurricane Ida. Please check in with your local school district if you have any further questions.

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