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Here's a look at the schools that will be closed or will have delayed starts Monday. Check back here for updates as we learn of more school closures and delays in the Region.


Dist. 201 — All after-school activities have been canceled.


Rensselaer Central Schools Corp. — 2-hour delay


21st Century Charter School — 2-hour delay

Charter School of the Dunes, Gary — 2-hour delay

Merrillville Community School Corp. — No alternative school or after-school tutoring

Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Merrillville — No evening classes or meetings, not religious classes

River Forest Community School Corp. — 2-hour delay

St. John Bosco Elementary School, Hammond — Closed


Michigan City Area Schools — 2-hour delay

There will be no morning pre-K and school breakfast will not be served at elementary and middle schools.


North Newton School Corp. — 2-hour delay


Duneland School Corp. — 2-hour delay

Hilltop Neighborhood House, Valparaiso — 2-hour delay

MSD of Boone Township — 2-hour delay 

Nativity of Our Savior School, Portage — 2-hour delay

Portage Township Schools — 2-hour delay

Porter Township School Corp. — 2-hour delay

St. Patrick Elementary School, Chesterton — 2-hour delay

St. Paul Catholic School, Valparaiso — 2-hour delay

SELF School, Valparaiso — 2-hour delay

Union Township School Corp. — 2-hour delay

Valparaiso Community Schools — 2-hour delay


Duneland Family YMCA School Age Child Care — No a.m. before-school care due to 2-hour delay

Duneland Family YMCA Early Childhood Development Facility — No a.m. half-day preschool class

Our Lady of Consolation Parish — No evening classes are meetings; no religious classes



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