Hurricane Dorian moves away from NC coast after Cape Hatteras landfall
Hurricane Dorian is giving students in Broward County, Miami-Dade County and at Florida International University a four-day weekend, maybe even longer.
Announcements of school closures were trickling in with every shift of the unpredictable storm. The latest was Sunday, when Miami-Dade announced classes were canceled Tuesday on the heels of Broward making a similar declaration. K-12 Schools.
Palm Beach, closer to the current path of the storm, had previously announced there would be no school Tuesday.
Miami-Dade County schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, in announcing the Tuesday closure, noted that the district has many employees who live in Broward.
Broward County school district said Sunday afternoon that the Monday Labor Day closure will be extended to Tuesday.
Meanwhile some private schools, which often take cues from the public school system, were announcing closures. Miami Country Day School canceled classes for Tuesday and Wednesday. Ransom Everglades School in Coconut Grove will not reopen until Wednesday morning at the earliest. Scheck Hillel Community School in North Miami Beach will be closed Tuesday.
Miami Catholic schools are closed on Tuesday, the archdiocese announced late Friday.
Elsewhere around the state, Monroe County schools in the Florida Keys will be closed on Tuesday. All Okeechobee County Public Schools will be closed until further notice.
Colleges and Universities
Miami Dade College closed at 3 p.m. Friday and will remain closed through Tuesday.
Florida International University said late Sunday that classes are canceled through Tuesday.
The University of Miami closed at noon Friday. Classes will resume Wednesday.
Florida Memorial University will remain closed until further notice.
St. Thomas University plans on reopening on Thursday.
Barry University will remain closed until further notice.
Johnson and Wales University in North Miami will remain closed until further notice.
Florida Atlantic University closed at 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Broward College was to close at noon Saturday.
The University of Florida has canceled classes on Tuesday.
University of Central Florida will close through Tuesday.