All Schools in T&T Closed Today

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All Schools in T&T Closed Today

All schools in Trinidad and Tobago will remain closed today, Monday. 01st July, 2024.

The Ministry of Education made the confirmation via a media release on Sunday afternoon.

The MoE noted that the decision was taken as a result of the Orange-level Tropical Storm Watch issued for the island.

The MoE noted however, that unless they issue a further advisory, then schools will reopen on Tuesday, July 2.

In such cases, parents will be advised directly through the school’s principal.

In a separate release, Tobago’s Division of Education said schools would remain closed on July 1 to ensure the safety and well-being of students, staff and the community. All public and private schools will be closed on the island until further notice.

Scheduled school activities, including extra-curricular events, graduation ceremonies and examinations are also postponed, the division said,

Parents and guardians were advised to make necessary arrangements for the supervision of their children while also staying informed of official updates on school reopening.

It urged, “Ensure emergency plans are in place and that all family members are aware of safety protocols.”

The division said it was collaborating with the Tobago Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and will monitor the situation closely.