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


Chicago State University — Closed Friday

Dist. 149 — Closed Friday

Dist. 151 — Closed Friday

Infant Jesus of Prague School — Closed Friday

Tiny Town of Lansing Nursery School, Lansing — No preschool but daycare is open today; closed Friday




Aspire Charter Academy, Gary — Closed Friday

Calumet College of St. Joseph, Whiting — Closed Friday

City Baptist Schools, Hammond — Closed Friday

East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, East Chicago — Closed Friday

Lake Station Community Schools — Closed Friday

River Forest Community School Corp. — Closed Friday

School City of East Chicago — Closed Friday

School City of Hammond — Closed Friday

School City of Hobart  — Closed Friday

St. John Bosco School, Hammond — Closed Friday

St. John the Baptist School, Whiting  — Closed Friday

Thea Bowman Leadership Academy, Gary  — Closed Friday

Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy, Gary — Closed Friday








Banta Senior Center, Valparaiso — Closed Friday

Cline Avenue Fellowship Childcare, Highland — Closed Friday

Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City — Closed Friday

NIRPC — Closed Friday

Our Lady of Consolation Parish, Merrillville — Closed Friday


Future Careers Expo, A.K. Smith Career Center in Michigan City — Canceled

Living and Creating in the Dunes at Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City — Postponed, a new date will later be determined

Night to Shine Prom at Nazarene Church in Valparaiso — Postponed and rescheduled for Feb. 16 at 6 p.m.

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