LIST: Middle Georgia Schools make alternate plans in response to Hurricane Ian; Virtual learning, Football games, etc.

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Middle Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Many school systems are taking action in preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Ian on the Middle Georgia region later this week– here’s what you need to know.

TWIGGS COUNTY SCHOOLS: Twiggs County Schools will be closed on Friday, September 30th for students and employees. Students will be given instructional materials from teachers that will be due and graded upon Monday, October 3rd, when they return to school.

WASHINGTON COUNTY SCHOOLS: Students in the Washington county school district will learn from home on Friday. The district says schools will be in touch with parents about how children will participate, and that all in-person school related activities will be canceled for Friday and throughout the weekend. Depending on how the weekend progresses, the impact on school operations might lead to more virtual learning on Monday.

WILKINSON COUNTY SCHOOLS: Wilkinson County Schools has announced that they will be closed to staff and students on Friday, September 30th, and that it will be a Virtual Learning Day. All assignments will be placed in Google Classroom. School is scheduled to take place as normal on Thursday, however, there will be no after-school. As of Wednesday’s announcement, Students and staff are to return to school on Monday, October 3rd, as scheduled– if damages from the storm change this, the Wilkinson County School District says that parents, students and the community will be informed.


Telfair county schools will have an early dismissal on Thursday as follows:
Telfair County Pre-K bus riders will be dismissed at 11:30 AM and Pre-K car riders will be dismissed at 11:40 AM. Telfair County Elementary car riders will be dismissed at 11:40 AM and elementary bus riders will be dismissed at 11:50 AM. All middle school and high school students will be dismissed at 12:00 noon.


Due to the potential for severe weather this Friday, Dooly County School System will have an asynchronous learning day on September 30, 2022. Students, faculty, and staff will not report to the schools on 9/30/22. Teachers may assign lessons for home study as they deem appropriate.  All after school activities are canceled this Friday as well. Unless there are continued weather-related issues, all students, faculty, and staff are expected to return to school on Monday, October 3, 2022. Please follow the guidance issued in local weather reports and stay safe.


Johnson County Schools has decided to have virtual learning on Friday, September 30th. Students will be able to access remote learning through Google Classroom as well as other online learning platforms offered by each school. The district will be closed for all staff and students, and all in-person school related activities will be cancelled from Friday to Sunday (October 2nd). The district will be closed during this time, and based on updated weather reports, additional district virtual learning days may be required.




  • Central @ Northeast 5:30pm Henderson Stadium on Thursday.
  • Southwest @ Rutland 7pm Ed Defore Stadium on Thursday.
  • Baldwin @ Howard 7pm Thompson Stadium on Thursday.


  • Friday’s varsity football game has been rescheduled for Thursday at 7:30.


  • Friday’s Varsity football game will be held on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.


  • Houston County @ Lee –  Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Veterans @ Thomas County Central –  Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.
  • Warner Robins @ Ola –  Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Perry vs. Westside (in Perry) –  Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
  • Northside vs. Tift (at the Mac) –  Thursday at 5:00 p.m.


  • Dublin’s Homecoming Game against Charlton County Schools has been cancelled, however Homecoming Court will still be presented at the Shamrock Bowl Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.


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