School Closings Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

A number of Missouri schools are closing in an effort to halt or slow the spread of COVID-19.

Columbia Public Schools will close Wednesday and will resume classes on April 13, Jefferson City Public Schools will also close Wednesday and will tentatively resume on April 6.

All Pike County schools are closed now and will tentatively start back on Aprll 6.

Hannibal Public Schools will close tomorrow (Tuesday) and will be out of session until at least April 6.

The Sturgeon R-V School District will have a half day today (Tuesday) and will dismiss at 12:30 and will remain closed until April 3rd.

The Fulton Public Schools will close starting tomorrow (Wednesday) and classes will resume on April 6th.

Sports practices and events are also canceled while school is out.

William Woods University is canceling spring commencement ceremonies, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 25th and an alternate way of honoring seniors is being planned.