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Prentiss county schools and sports cancelled for next week

Prentiss county schools and sporting events have been cancelled next week over coronavirus fears.

From PCSD:

Official Statement from Jeff Palmer, Superintendent of Prentiss County School District. Please read statement carefully and in its entirety for important information.

The Administrative team and leaders from the Prentiss County School District and Baptist Memorial Hospital have been meeting throughout the day (March 13, 2020) to determine the best course of action for our students and staff members.

This afternoon, President Donald Trump issued a national emergency for our country. Upon learning of this information, the decision has been made to extend Spring Break an additional week the week of March 16-20, 2020.

In addition, all school events, athletic events, and athletic practices have been suspended until at least March 23. Next week, the administrative team will continue to meet and work to make informed decisions regarding our students, their education, and their health and safety. We plan to provide an official update on Tuesday, March 17.

Please follow Prentiss County School District on Facebook for important announcements.

Jon R Myers

Jon R Myers is the executive editor of the Mississippi News Group.

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