Schools closing in metro Atlanta, coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Irma

Posted September 11, 2017

We will continue to work closely with the Emergency Operations Center, the City of Jax, and our district emergency personnel to ensure our schools are safe for return.

Gov. Rick Scott has directing all public K-12 schools, state colleges, state universities and state offices to close through Monday, Sept. 11.

The Clay County School Board has canceled its meeting for Thursday night and two meetings will be held to make up for this meeting.

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Any updates for future closings or delays will be announced using the school district's automated telephone service, website, or social media.

This decision is being made in an abundance of caution for the safety of our students, parents and staff as SC prepares for the impacts of Hurricane Irma.

St. Johns County School District told News4Jax it's monitoring the storm, and will provide updates as they become available.

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This missed day may be made up on March 19, as indicated on the District's calendar, but due to the widespread impact of this storm, it is also possible that the day will be forgiven by the State. Our team and campus security are in continuous contact with local, state and federal agencies regarding Irma's progress.

University of Florida in Gainesville said it's expecting to know more later on Tuesday, but has not yet gotten back to News4Jax with details. UCF has also canceled all Family Weekend activities.

The Wakulla County School District will be closed through Wednesday, 9/13.

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