Widespread Friday school closings reported in Southeast Missouri

Friday, January 21, 2011
Lucas Grammer, 9, and his father, Russell Grammer, slide down the hill below Common Pleas Courthouse while out of school for a snow day Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011. (Fred Lynch)

Many area schools were already reporting Friday closings to media outlets Thursday, and some local schools have alerted parents and students to Friday closings using the Southeast Missourian's text message system.

Schools listed with Friday closings on the KZIM-KSIM radio website as of 11:30 p.m. included:

* Advance

* Immaculate Conception in Jackson

* Immanuel Lutheran in Perryville, Mo.

* Jackson public schools

* Kelly school district

* Kelso C-7

* Leopold

* Meadow Heights

* Metro Business College

* Nell Holcomb

* Oak Ridge school district and early learning center

* Oran

* Perry County School District (Perryville)

* Saxony Lutheran High School

* Scott City

* Scott County Central

* Southeast Missouri College of Nursing

* St. Ambrose in Chaffee, Mo.

* St. Augustine in Kelso, Mo.

* St. Denis in Benton, Mo.

* St. Joseph in Scott City

* St. Mary Cathedral School in Cape Girardeau

* St. Vincent de Paul in Cape Girardeau

* St. Paul Lutheran in Jackson

* Trinity Lutheran in Cape Girardeau

* Zalma

The following schools also reported their Friday closings via the Southeast Missourian text message system:

* Cape Girardeau public schools

* St. Vincent High School in Perryville

* Saxony Lutheran High School

* Nell Holcomb

* Notre Dame Regional High School

* Scott City

* Trinity Lutheran School in Cape Girardeau

* St. Vincent de Paul in Cape Girardeau

* Cape Christian School

* Oran

* St. Mary Cathedral School in Cape Girardeau

Southeast Missouri State University reported dual enrollment classes Friday at its Sikeston campus were canceled.

Other closings reported to KZIM-KSIM included:

* Cape Senior Center

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