List of Northwest Florida schools set to resume classes

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Classes will resume at Escambia County and Santa Rosa County schools on Thursday after freezing temperatures and ice was brought to Northwest Florida on Tuesday night.

Escambia County, Florida

Escambia County School District Superintendent Malcolm Thomas announced that district schools will resume regular schedules on Thursday, January 18th,.

All outdoor sports and activities for Thursday have been canceled due to continued low temperatures.

The Escambia County School District asks that families formulate plans Wednesday night to limit student exposure while traveling to school or waiting at bus stops in the mornings and evenings.

Santa Rosa County

The Santa Rosa County School District made the decision to resume normal school operations based on the latest reports received from Santa Rosa County Emergency Operations and Santa Rosa County Roads and Bridges.

No outside activities, to include PE, will take place on Thursday.

Please keep in mind that school start temperatures and wind chill factors will be well below freezing tomorrow morning.

Parents are encouraged to be mindful of these extreme conditions, especially if your children will be waiting outside at bus stops.

Okaloosa County

All Okaloosa County Schools will be in session Thursday. Outdoor activities before, during and after school will not go on.

Walton County

All Walton County Schools will reopen Thursday, January 18, 2018, with no outside activities. School officials urge parents to make sure your student appropriately dressed due to the cold.

Baldwin County Schools

The Superintendent of Baldwin County Schools has announced that schools in Baldwin County will not resume school on Thursday.

Superintendent Eddie Tyler said he made the decision after conferring with the National Weather Service, several Baldwin County officials, including county commissioners, the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, and the county’s road/highway engineer.

Escambia County, Alabama Schools

Temple Christian Academy in Atmore will be closed Thursday.

Escambia County, Alabama public schools will be closed Thursday. Classes are expected to resume Friday.

Colleges and Universities:

Pensacola State College will resume classes and regular office hours on Thursday, Jan. 18th.

Men’s and women’s basketball games have been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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