Schools across South Louisiana close tomorrow as winter weather moves in

Topeka, area schools cancel classes Tuesday because of wind chills, road concerns

Local schools will be closed Tuesday ahead of an anticipated winter weather event that forecasters believe could create some traffic hazards through mid-morning Thursday - when temperatures are next expected to rise above the freezing mark.

Joseph Catholic Schools will be closed.

All schools and centers in Bossier Parish will be closed Wednesday, Jan. 17 due to wintry weather and unsafe driving conditions.

"Decisions on how and when to make up instructional time missed due to inclement weather are made by the district board of education".

Glenwood School will be closed Wednesday.

Baldwin County Schools also remain open, but have relaxed the dress code for students.

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Rankin County offices will delay opening until 10 a.m. on January 16.

Lee County schools also announced that after-school activities and extended day programs have been cancelled today.

The Paris-Henry County Jaycees announced Tuesday that they will be taking entry forms for the World's Biggest Fish Fry pageants from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday night at the Krider Performing Arts Center.

New Beginnings schools will close early Tuesday.

The district said those dates were reserved for make-up purposes on the 2017-2018 school calendar.

Stay tuned to WGNO for more information on school closings and for weather updates.

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