Snow closes Bibb County, other midstate schools

bpurser@macon.comMarch 1, 2009 

School officials were keeping a close watch on the weather Sunday night, with many closing Monday because of the snow.

Bibb County schools are closed, said Chris Floore, spokesman for Bibb County schools. All school activities for students and staff are canceled, teachers are not to report to work and the central office will be closed, he said. However, a 5:30 p.m. Bibb County Board of Education called board meeting is still on schedule, Floore said. Other school closings include:

Other schools closed today are:
Taylor County
Bleckley County
Twiggs County
Putnam County
Jasper County
Monroe County
Mount DeSales Academy
Stratford Academy
Tattnall Square Academy
First Presbyterian Day School
Westfield Schools
Windsor Academy
Woodfield Academy
Piedmont Academy
Monticello
Twiggs Academy
Jeffersonville
Monroe Academy, Forsyth
Central Fellowship Academy
Covenant Academy
St. Joseph's School
St. Peter Claver
Early Trails preschool
Ingleside Weekday preschool
Montessori of Macon preschool
Tattnall Wee Center preschool

Class at both the Macon and Warner Robins campuses of Macon State College are closed until the 5:30 p.m. Monday classes, said spokeswoman Sharon Smith. Students and faculty should not report until regular evening classes, she said.

Beth McLaughlin, spokeswoman for Houston County schools, said schools were expected to be open on schedule but should that change, area news media would be notified and parents would get word through a call-out to let know whether schools were canceled or not.

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