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Several Suburban Chicago Schools Closed Amid Dangerously Cold Temps

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    Several Suburban Chicago Schools Closed Amid Dangerously Cold Temps
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    Classes are canceled at many Chicago-area schools Thursday amid dangerously cold temperatures with wind chills that are expected to plummet to near 30 below-zero. 

    The entire metro area is under a Wind Chill Advisory that will remain in effect until 10 a.m. Thursday.

    Below is a complete listing of the status of all reported Emergency Closing Center facilities as of 4:40 AM. You can check the facilities in your area on the ECC's website here. The listing is updated every 15 minutes during severe weather. 

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    ECC quickly provides the status of Chicagoland area schools, businesses, daycare centers & organizations. 

     

    Facility Name

     

    City

     

    Status

     

    21ST CENTURY CHARTER SCHOOL - GARY, IN

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) SEE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : 10:00AM

     

    21ST CENTURY PREPARATORY CENTER

     

    PARK FOREST

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    ALGONQUIN SCHOOL

     

    PARK FOREST

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    ALLEN SCHOOL

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    ANOINTED CHILDCARE ACADEMY

     

    JOLIET

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    AQUINAS CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    ASPIRE CHARTER ACADEMY

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    AURORA PUBLIC LIBRARY - BOOKMOBILE

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BAILLY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CHESTERTON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    BALMORAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CRETE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BARACK H. OBAMA LEARNING ACADEMY

     

    MARKHAM

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BARACK OBAMA SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP AND STEM

     

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    BARDWELL SCHOOL

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BEAUPRE SCHOOL

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BELLWOOD SD 88

     

    BELLWOOD

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 1 Hour(s)

     

    BIBLE BAPTIST SCHOOL

     

    HIGHLAND

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    BLACKHAWK SCHOOL

     

    PARK FOREST

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    BRADY SCHOOL

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BRIGHT MINDS ACADEMY

     

    HARVEY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BROOKWOOD JUNIOR HIGH

     

    GLENWOOD

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    BROOKWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    GLENWOOD

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CHARTER SCHOOL OF THE DUNES

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CHESTERTON HIGH SCHOOL

     

    CHESTERTON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    CHICAGO ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CITY BAPTIST SCHOOLS

     

    HAMMOND

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CITY OF HAMMOND PUBLIC SCHOOLS

     

    HAMMOND

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CITY OF HOBART SCHOOLS

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    CLEARVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    WAUKEGAN

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CLIFFORD PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    COL. JOHN WHEELER MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    COLIN POWELL MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    MATTESON

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CORETTA SCOTT KING MAGNET SCHOOL

     

    UNIVERSITY PARK

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    COUNTRYSIDE CHURCH UU

     

    PALATINE

     

    (TODAY) NO TRANSITIONS GROUP

     

    COYNE COLLEGE

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    CRETE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CRETE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CRETE-MONEE EARLY LEARNING CENTER

     

    CRETE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CRETE-MONEE HIGH SCHOOL

     

    CRETE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CRETE-MONEE MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    UNIVERSITY PARK

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    CROWN POINT COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    CROWN POINT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    DIST #131 (AURORA EAST)

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    DIST #152 1/2

     

    HAZEL CREST

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    DIST #159 (MATTESON & RICHTON PARK)

     

    MATTESON

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    DIST #162 (MATTESON ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS)

     

    RICHTON PARK

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    DIST #163 (PARK FOREST/CHICAGO HEIGHTS)

     

    PARK FOREST

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    DIST #167 (BROOKWOOD DISTRICT)

     

    GLENWOOD

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    DIST #172 (SANDRIDGE SCHOOL)

     

    LYNWOOD

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    DIST #201-U (CRETE-MONEE SCHOOLS)

     

    CRETE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    DIST #227 (RICH TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOLS)

     

    MATTESON

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    DIST #99 (CICERO PUBLIC SCHOOLS)

     

    CICERO

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    DUNELAND SCHOOLS

     

    CHESTERTON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    EAGLE PARK COMMUNITY SCHOOL/NISEC

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    EARLY LEARNING CENTER AT GEORGE EARLE

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    EAST AURORA HIGH SCHOOL

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    EDGAR L. MILLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    EISENHOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    EPIC EARLY LEARNING CENTER

     

    WAUKEGAN

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    ETI SCHOOL OF SKILLED TRADES

     

    WILLOWBROOK

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    FAITH ACADEMY

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    FIELER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    FOREST RIDGE ACADEMY

     

    SCHERERVILLE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    GARY COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    GARY LIGHTHOUSE INTERMEDIATE 3-7

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    GIANT STEPS ILLINOIS

     

    LISLE

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    GRACE ENGLISH LUTHERAN SCHOOL

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    GRIFFITH PUBLIC SCHOOLS

     

    GRIFFITH

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    HADI SCHOOL

     

    SCHAUMBURG

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 10:00AM

     

    HAMMOND ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

     

    HAMMOND

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    HAMMOND BAPTIST SCHOOLS

     

    SCHERERVILLE

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    HARVARD TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH

     

    HARVARD

     

    (TODAY) 1:30 P.M. WORSHIP SERVICE CANCELLED DUE TO EXTREME COLD

     

    HEBRON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    HEBRON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL

     

    HEBRON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    HEBRON MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    HEBRON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    HICKORY BEND SCHOOL

     

    GLENWOOD

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    HOBART HIGH SCHOOL

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    HOBART MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    HOMER IDDINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    INDEPENDENCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL

     

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    JESSE C. WHITE LEARNING ACADEMY

     

    HAZEL CREST

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    JOAN MARTIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    JOHN WOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    JONAS SALK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    KENNEDY JOB TRAINING CENTER

     

    TINLEY PARK

     

    (TODAY) VOCATIONAL PROGRAM & SCHOOL CLOSED - ADMINISTRATION OPEN

     

    KINGSWOOD ACADEMY

     

    DARIEN

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    KRUG ELEMENTARY

     

    MONTGOMERY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    LAKE RIDGE SCHOOLS

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    LAKE STATION COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

     

    LAKE STATION

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    LAKE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    LET'S LEARN CHILDREN'S ACADEMY

     

    HAZEL CREST

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CHESTERTON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    LONGWOOD SCHOOL

     

    GLENWOOD

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    LT. JOSEPH P. KENNEDY JR. SCHOOL

     

    TINLEY PARK

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    MACARTHUR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CEDAR LAKE

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    MARY QUEEN OF HEAVEN PRESCHOOL

     

    ELMHURST

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    MARYA YATES SCHOOL

     

    MATTESON

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    MERRILLVILLE ADULT EDUCATION

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    MERRILLVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    MERRILLVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    MERRILLVILLE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) 2 HOUR DELAY, REGULAR DISMISSAL TIME

     

    MICHIGAN CITY AREA SCHOOLS

     

    MICHIGAN CITY

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    MOHAWK SCHOOL

     

    PARK FOREST

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    MONEE EDUCATION CENTER (CAP)

     

    MONEE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    MONEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    MONEE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    MONTESSORI OF FRANKFORT

     

    FRANKFORT

     

    (TODAY) OPEN, NO CAR POOL

     

    MOSAIC INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

     

     

     

     

    (TOMORROW) OPEN

     

    MOUNT CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    MSD OF BOONE TOWNSHIP - HEBRON SCHOOLS

     

    HEBRON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    NAMASTE LABORATORIES

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    NATIVITY OF OUR SAVIOR SCHOOL

     

    PORTAGE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    NEIL ARMSTRONG SCHOOL

     

    RICHTON PARK

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    NEW VISTAS HIGH SCHOOL

     

    PORTAGE

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    O'DONNELL ELEMENTARY

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    OAK PARK ELEMENTARY

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    OSWEGO SENIOR CENTER

     

    OSWEGO

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    PAW PAW CUSD 271

     

    PAW PAW

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    PORTAGE TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS

     

    PORTAGE

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED, EMPLOYEES TO REPORT

     

    PROGRAM FOR ADAPTIVE LEARNING

     

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    RAVENSWOOD BAPTIST CHRISTIAN

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    RESCUE MISSIONARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    RICH CENTRAL H.S.

     

    OLYMPIA FIELDS

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    RICH EAST HIGH SCHOOL

     

    PARK FOREST

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    RICH SOUTH H.S.

     

    RICHTON PARK

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    RIDGE VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    RIVER FOREST COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    ROLLINS ELEMENTARY

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    SCHOOL CITY OF EAST CHICAGO

     

    EAST CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    SIEDEN PRAIRIE SCHOOL

     

    MATTESON

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    SIMMONS MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    SOLON ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    SOUTHLAND COLLEGE PREP CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL

     

    RICHTON PARK

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    SPEED EARLY LEARNING CENTER (BIRTH-8 PROGRAM)

     

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    SPEED SPECIAL ED JOINT AGREEMENT - ALL LOCATIONS

     

    CHICAGO HEIGHTS

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    SPIRIT OF GOD ACCELERATED EDUCATION

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    ST. CASIMIR SCHOOL

     

    HAMMOND

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    ST. COLETTA'S OF ILLINOIS

     

    TINLEY PARK

     

    (TODAY) VOCATIONAL PROGRAM & SCHOOL CLOSED - ADMINISTRATION OPEN

     

    ST. FRANCIS DE SALES HIGH SCHOOL

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    ST. JOHN BOSCO SCHOOL

     

    HAMMOND

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC SCHOOL

     

    WHITING

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    ST. PATRICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CHESTERTON

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    ST. PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL

     

    MUNSTER

     

    (TODAY) OPEN : 8:45AM

     

    ST. THOMAS MORE SCHOOL

     

    MUNSTER

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    STEEL CITY ACADEMY

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    SUGRUE NETWORK CONNECTION

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    TAFT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    TALALA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    PARK FOREST

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    TEST CLOSING MESSAGE (NOT FOR BROADCAST)

     

    CHICAGO

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    THE CHILDRENS PLACE LEARNING CENTER

     

    LYNWOOD

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    THE CROSSING SCHOOL- E.C. CAMPUS

     

    HAMMOND

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    THE LEARNING TREE OF ALGONQUIN

     

    ALGONQUIN

     

    (TODAY) OPEN

     

    THEA BOWMAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

     

    GARY

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 10:00AM

     

    TIMOTHY BALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    TINY TEMPLES ACADEMY

     

    MERRILLVILLE

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    TRI-CREEK SCHOOL CORPORATION

     

    LOWELL

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL - HOBART

     

    HOBART

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    VALPARAISO COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

     

    VALPARAISO

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    WALDO MIDDLE SCHOOL

     

    AURORA

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    WINFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

     

    CROWN POINT

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)

     

    WOODGATE SCHOOL

     

    MATTESON

     

    (TODAY) CLOSED

     

    YOST ELEMENTARY

     

    PORTER

     

    (TODAY) OPENING LATE : 2 Hour(s)