USF's Tampa campus, HCC joins Tampa Bay area schools closed Monday due to Isaac

TAMPA BAY, Fla. - School officials in area counties have announced that public schools will be closed Monday.

Tuesday closures for all counties have yet to be determined.

Hillsborough County

All Hillsborough County public schools and offices will be closed on Monday, August 27, due to the threat posed by Isaac.

Northside Christian School and Preschool will be closed, Monday, August 27th, 2012. All afternoon and evening activities are canceled.

Hillsdale Christian Academy and Preschool will be closed tomorrow, Monday, August 27.

Faith Outreach Academy, located at 7607 Sheldon Rd., Tampa, FL 33615 will be closed Monday, August 27.

The Academy of the Holy Names will be closed Monday due to the threat posed by Tropical Storm Isaac.

Oldsmar Christian School in Oldsmar will be closed on Monday, August 27th due to Tropical Storm Isaac

Hillsborough Community College is closed on August 27.

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Pinellas County

Pinellas County Schools will be closed on Monday:  http://newsroom.pcsb.org.   All before-school and after-school activities and programs scheduled for Monday, August 27 are cancelled.   Students should not report to school and PCSB employees should not report to work on Monday, August 27.

JCC Suncoast will be closed Monday and will adhere to Pinellas County public school schedule.

Northside Christian School and Preschool will be closed, Monday, August 27th, 2012. All afternoon and evening activities are cancelled.

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Pasco County

Pasco County Government Offices and Schools Closed Monday

New Port Richey, FL Pasco County Government Offices, the School District and Health Department will be closed on Monday, August 27. The decision is due to the uncertain weather conditions that Tropical Storm Isaac poses early Monday and throughout the day.  The closure of Pasco County Government means PCPT Transit Buses will not be in operation, County Parks are closed and County Libraries are traditionally closed on Mondays.
 
Curbside garbage collection for Pasco County customers will continue on Monday however, residents are urged to monitor whether their private carrier will be cancelling service.
 
The Sixth Judicial Circuit canceled most of the Monday, August 27, scheduled court proceedings.  Anyone scheduled to report to any courthouse in Pasco should not report. Except for first appearance advisories and juvenile shelter and detention hearings, all court proceedings scheduled in the Sixth Judicial have been cancelled. Residents who had been summoned for jury duty have been excused and told not to report. First appearance advisories for jail inmates and juvenile shelter and detention hearings are scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Monday, August 27 at the West Pasco Government Center, 7530 Little Road, New Port Richey.
 
Pasco County's Emergency Operations Center is open and if residents need further information on County operations, services, shelters or storm preparedness please call the Resident Information Center (RIC) at 727-847-8959/2411.
 
Citizens are encouraged to visit the County's Emergency Management webpage to download a Hurricane Guide. On this page are evacuation maps, shelter, and information for special needs personnel.
 
To stay updated citizens are encouraged to sign up for County news alerts by utilizing the Notify Me function located on the County's website at http://pascocountyfl.net/List.aspx. Updates are also available on Pasco County TV (Bright House Networks channel 622 or Verizon channel 42) and like us on Facebook at Bringing Opportunities Home.

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Polk County

In cooperation with the Polk County Emergency Operations Center, we are CANCELLING school for tomorrow, Monday, August 27th.  Due to the prediction of Tropical Storm weather, which could include sustainable high winds and tornadoes, coming through our area this evening and through tomorrow, we are CANCELLING SCHOOL, all school activities and closing district offices. This weather threat could severely affect the safety of our bus riders, our students who take classes in portable classrooms and our staff traveling to and from their work site.  We will continue to monitor the weather and if the storm passes and we reopen our schools and offices on Tuesday, August 28, we will make every attempt to get the information out through our district website, Facebook, Twitter, ConnectED, PCSBtv and to the news media. 

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Hernando County

All schools and work sites within the Hernando County School District will be closed Monday, August 27, 2012.

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Sarasota County

All Sarasota County public schools will be closed Monday, Aug. 27.  Additional information about the school closures can be found at the district website at SarasotaCountySchools.net.

Bradenton Christian School is closed Monday, August 27 due to the threat of Isaac.

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Manatee County

All public schools in the Manatee County School District will be closed on Monday, August 27, 2012 due to the threat posed by Tropical Storm Isaac. All students and employees of the school district are advised to take precautions and stay home until the threat has passed.

Monday's school closings in Manatee County include all before and after-school activities, athletic practices and games and a regularly scheduled meeting of the Manatee County School Board.

School District officials will continue to work with Manatee County Emergency Management officials to determine if additional shelters will need to be opened and if school closings will be extended to Tuesday, August 28th.

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DeSoto County

All DeSoto County Government Offices and Schools will be closed on Monday.

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Hardee County
 
Hardee County Schools will be closed.
South Florida State College will be closed.
 
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Highlands County

The Highlands County School Board as well as the South Florida State College have canceled all classes for Monday August 27, 2012. 

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USF -  University of South Florida
 
All University of South Florida campuses - Tampa, Sarasota-Manatee, St. Petersburg and Lakeland - will be closed Monday due to the expected impact from Tropical Storm Isaac.
 
USF Health medical clinics and all patient clinics will be open.
 
The decision to close all campuses was made to ensure the safety of students, faculty and staff, along with emergency management recommendations to limit travel along area roadways.
 
Essential personnel are expected to report for work at the USF main campus in Tampa, along with the St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee campuses.
 
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Hillsborough Community College

HCC will be closed today, Monday August 27 due to Tropical Storm Isaac.

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Barry University

Barry University's off-campus sites in Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas counties WILL BE CLOSED on Sunday, August 26 th and Monday, August 27 th due to Tropical Storm Isaac.  Thus, all day and evening classes are canceled.

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Rasmussen College

Due to dangerous situations posed by Tropical Storm Isaac, Rasmussen College Tampa Bay Area campuses will be closed on Monday, August 27, 2012.  This includes the Rasmussen College Tampa/Brandon, New Port Richey/West Pasco and Land O'Lakes/East Pasco campuses.

Rasmussen College is closely monitoring National Weather service reports on this storm and will reopen the campus once it is safe for our students, staff and faculty to return. Currently, the College plans to reopen on Tuesday, August 28, 2012.

For status updates on the campus closure, students are advised to contact the Student Emergency Hotline at (866) 547-4803.

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Keiser University & Everglades University - Sarasota

Due to inclement weather, Keiser University & Everglades University's Sarasota ground campuses will be closed for STUDENTS Monday, August 27th for day and evening classes. Everglades University staff and faculty may be asked to report should the weather permit.  There is no disruption to online classes and all online faculty should plan for normal activity. The Everglades University Sarasota campus will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, August 28th. We will keep students, faculty and staff informed with updated information via this emergency notification service, the website:     www.evergladesuniversity.edu

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State College of Florida

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) offices will close and all classes and other activities at SCF Bradenton, SCF Venice, and SCF Lakewood Ranch and all other locations have been canceled Monday, August 27, due to Hurricane Isaac, announced SCF President Dr. Lars A. Hafner.

Only essential personnel for emergency operations as authorized by President Hafner or the SCF Critical Incident Management Team will be allowed on campuses during the mandatory shutdown. 
 
Classes and all regular college activities are expected to resume their normal schedule Tuesday, August 28. Any change in the resumption of classes will be announced by SCF officials on the SCF website at http://scf.edu/, the https://www.facebook.com/SCFManatees, the local news media, and through emergency communications channels.
 
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Saint Stephen's Episcopal School    
 
Saint Stephen's Episcopal School, located in Manatee County, will be closed for school on Monday, August     27th due to Tropical Storm Isaac.  As of now, school will resume on Tuesday; however, we are watching the storm closely and may choose to extend the closure should we deem it necessary.
 
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Kaiser University
 
Due to inclement weather, Keiser University's Tampa campus will be closed for on-campus STUDENTS Monday, August 27th for day and evening classes. Faculty and staff may be asked to report should the weather improve.  All online students and faculty should plan for normal activity without disruption.  The campus will re-open for regularly scheduled classes on Tuesday, August 28th. We will keep students, faculty and staff informed with updated information via the website: www.keiseruniversity.edu and the emergency hotline at 1-877-353-4737.
 
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Everest University
 
The following Everest University campuses will be closed on Monday, August 27th:
  • Tampa
  • Largo
  • Lakeland
  • Brandon

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Polk State College

Polk State College will be closed on Monday, August 27. Visit news.polk.edu for more information.


 

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