Milwaukee Public Schools, other districts will be CLOSED on Thursday, January 8th

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 8th due to the bitter cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills.

Officials at Kenosha Unified and Racine Unified School Districts also made the decision to shut down on Thursday.

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MPS Central Services locations will remain open and all principals and assistant principals should report to their schools.

Evening activities, including sports, are cancelled. However, the MPS Strategic Planning and Budget Committee meeting will take place.

The district has reviewed the weather forecast for Thursday and determined it is in the best interest of students to close schools that day.

An automated phone message to families will be distributed Wednesday evening.

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