BREAKING: No school for OCPS students Thursday, Nov. 10, Friday, Nov. 11

Orange County Public Schools officials announced Tuesday, Nov. 8, all schools will be closed due to approaching Tropical Storm Nicole.

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Orange County Public Schools officials have announced on Tuesday, Nov. 8, that all schools will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 10, and Friday, Nov. 11, due to the fast approaching Tropical Storm Nicole.

In addition, based on the storm's forecast and potential impacts on the area, there will be a regular early dismissal on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

All after-school extracurricular activities and extended day programs are canceled Wednesday through Friday.

OCPS said information on the Florida High School Athletic Association football playoff games scheduled for Friday will be forthcoming. 

"We will continue to update you throughout the storm," officials said on the OCPS website. "The district will send messages by phone, email and text. Updates will also be posted on and our district Facebook and Twitter pages regarding school operations."  

OCPS will provide information about make-up days at a later time. 

For more information and resources in relation to the storm, click here. 



Annabelle Sikes

News Editor Annabelle Sikes was born in Boca Raton and moved to Orlando in 2018 to attend the University of Central Florida. She graduated from UCF in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in sociology. Her past journalism experiences include serving as a web producer at the Orlando Sentinel, a reporter at The Community Paper, managing editor for NSM Today, digital manager at Centric Magazine and as an intern for the Orlando Weekly.

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