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Six Schools to Host ALL VIRTUAL Instruction on November 19, 2021 Due to Water Challenges

Water Pressure Alert

Water pressure remains low or not flowing at all at some our school sites this evening. As a result, the following schools will be ALL VIRTUAL on Friday, November 19, 2021

  • Key Elementary, 699 West McDowell Road
  • Lester Elementary, 2350 Oakhurst Street
  • Marshall Elementary, 2909 Oak Forest Drive
  • Van Winkle Elementary, 1655 Whiting Road
  • Wilkins Elementary, 1970 Castle Hill Drive
  • Whitten Middle, 210 Daniel Lake

Instructional teams will teach from home and custodial staff will report to their respective schools.   

Our Child Nutrition team will prepare meals to go for parents or guardians to pick up at their scholar’s home school sites from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.   

After-school programming at these sites is also canceled for tomorrow.   

We will evaluate conditions at schools and keep you updated about our plans for the remainder of the week. For the latest updates, please download our mobile app, visit our website (, or connect with us on Twitter (@JPSDistrict) and Facebook (JacksonPublicSchools).