Region Cancellations

COVID-19: Northwest Indiana School Closures

 

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* The following represents the basic initial information released by area school corporations. Check with individual school district for specific guidance regarding instructional procedures and updates

 

Porter County:

-ALL Porter County schools will exercise an option to conduct eLearning starting March 16, 2020, through April 10, 2020.

 

LaPorte County:

-Due to the COVID-19 situation, all Michigan City Area Schools will be closed for an extended period of eLearning beginning Monday, March 16 through Monday, April 13. Schools will re-open for students on Tuesday, April 14. All extracurricular meetings, athletic practices, fundraisers, and other events are canceled. On Monday, March 16, all school buildings will be open during regular operating hours for parents who need to retrieve student medications.

-In conjunction with all schools in LaPorte County, MSD of New Durham Township (Westville) will be closed beginning Monday, March 16, through at least April 13, 2020. Spring Break will still take place as scheduled from April 6-10, and we hope to return to school on April 14, following our scheduled eLearning day on April 13.

–All LaPorte Catholic Churches’ Religious Education Classes have been canceled from March 14-April 3

 

Lake County:

-From Merrillville Community Schools: Out of an abundance of caution and utilizing preemptive measures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in collaboration with state and local authorities, the Merrillville Community School Corporation will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020, through Friday, April 10, 2020.

-From Crown Point Community Schools: Out of an abundance of caution and preemptive measures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in collaboration with state and local authorities, Crown Point Community Schools will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, April 10, 2020. In addition, before and after school care at all elementary schools will be closed and all co- and extra-curricular activities, practices, games, and performances are canceled until further notice. Breakfast and lunch can be picked by qualified free/reduced lunch students March 16 – 20 and March 30 – April 9 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at any of these school locations: Crown Point High School, Jerry Ross Elementary School, MacArthur Elementary School, or Timothy Ball Elementary School.

-From Lake Station Schools: We have been closely monitoring the rapidly changing situation with the Corona virus disease and after consulting with many agencies, we have decided that all Lake Station Community Schools will be CLOSED to students for the next four weeks beginning Monday, March 16th. Our tentative return date is Tuesday, April 14th.

-From School Town of Highland: Out of an abundance of caution and utilizing preemptive measures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in collaboration with state and local authorities, the School Town of Highland will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, April 10, 2020.

-From Griffith Public Schools: After closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, consulting with medical experts and local health department…Griffith Public Schools will be closed effective Monday, March 16,2020 tentatively through Friday, April 10, 2020.

-From School City of Whiting: Out of an abundance of caution and preemptive measures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and in collaboration with state and local authorities, schools will be closed from Monday, March 16, 2020 to Friday, April 10, 2020.

-Announcement from Munster Schools: Due to the recent COVID-19 precautionary measures being taken, All Schools and Activities Closed/Cancelled  Beginning Monday March 16th with a tentative return date of Monday April 13th

-From Hanover Community Schools: Out of an abundance of caution and utilizing preemptive measures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in collaboration with state and local authorities, Hanover Community School Corporation will be closed starting Monday, March 16, 2020 through Friday, April 10, 2020.

-From School City of East Chicago: Due to the COVID-19 situation, all School City of East Chicago Schools will be closed Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 10.

-From River Forest School Corporation: Out of an abundance of caution and utilizing preemptive measures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), in collaboration with state and local authorities, the River Forest School Corporation will be closed starting Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 10.

-From School City of Hammond: In response to the growing threat of the COVID-19 (Corona Virus), School City of Hammond is proactively closing schools and calling eLearning days in an effort to mitigate the impact of the virus on our community.

-From School City of Hobart: Out of an abundance of caution and utilizing preemptive measures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), in collaboration with state and local authorities, the School City of Hobart will be closed starting March 16, 2020, through April 10, 2020

-Announcement from Lake Central Schools: After closely monitoring the situation and consulting with the Lake County Board of Health and other Lake County school districts, we have decided to close all Lake Central Schools for the next 4 weeks beginning on Monday, March 16.

-From Tri-Creek Schools: In coordination with other Lake County school districts, and while there are no cases of Coronavirus in our schools, Tri-Creek schools will be closed from Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 10. We anticipate school resuming on April 13. More detailed information will be sent to parents later today.

-Gary Community Schools will be closed due to coronavirus concerns from Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 10.

 

Jasper County:

-Kankakee Valley School Corporation will be closed starting Monday March 16th through Friday, April 10.

-Rensselaer Central School Corporation will be beginning their spring break on Monday, March 16 and extending the break through Friday, April 3rd. The additional 9 days of break will be waiver days as allowed by Governor Holcomb.

Newton County:

-North Newton School Corporation has announced all schools will be closed from Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, April 5.