ORLANDO, Fla. — As Tropical Storm Eta passed over Florida, some Central Florida school districts have closed schools.
This story will be updated as districts announce changes to their plans. Here’s what we know so far from local school districts:
Polk County Public Schools will be closed Thursday due to Hurricane Eta.
Marion County Public Schools officials said classes are canceled on Thursday due to the storm.
Orange County Public School officials said they are monitoring Eta, but so far do not have plans to cancel classes for the storm. Read their full statement below:
“We are monitoring Hurricane Eta closely in conjunction with the National Weather Service, the city and county. At this time, there are no plans to cancel classes for tomorrow.”
Seminole County Public Schools plan to have classrooms open on Thursday.
Read the latest statement from school officials below:
“We continue to monitor Tropical Storm Eta with our partners at the Seminole County Office of Emergency Management, local meteorologists, and additional agencies. At this time, all SCPS schools and district facilities will remain OPEN tomorrow. As always, if the forecast changes or the weather condition deteriorates, we will keep you posted.”
Sumter County school officials said schools will be closed on Thursday and reopen on Friday.
As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, Brevard Public School officials said schools will be open on Thursday.
Volusia County Schools
Volusia County school officials said schools will be open Thursday.
Osceola County School District officials said as of Wednesday morning that classes will be held as planned on Thursday.
Lake County School officials said classes will be canceled on Thursday due to Eta and are expected to reopen on Friday.
Flagler County school officials said they do not anticipate Eta to impact classes on Thursday, but the storm may impact after school extracurricular activities. Click here to read the district’s full statement.
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