Fayetteville schools closed Thursday, UA on delayed start

The University of Arkansas closed early Wednesday after a winter storm dropped sleet and snow in Fayetteville.


Wednesday’s winter storm will result in another snow day for some students in Fayetteville this week.

Fayetteville Public Schools officials announced that all classes have been cancelled for Thursday, March 5.

Early morning rain turned to freezing rain, sleet, and then snow on Wednesday after cold air moved through the region.

It’s the fifth closure of the school year for the district.

The University of Arkansas will start late, with busses running at 11:30, offices opening at noon, and classes beginning at 12:30 p.m.

The University of Arkansas has postponed opening until 1:30 p.m. today, with classes set to begin at 2 p.m. and busses running beginning at 1 p.m.

Here are some other reported closings in the area:

– Bentonville Christian Academy
– Bentonville Public Schools
– Decatur Public Schools
– Elkins Public Schools
– FBC Rogers Christian School
– Farmington Public Schools
– Fayetteville City Hall
– Fayetteville Christian Elementary
– Fayetteville Head Start
– Fayetteville Montessori
– Fayetteville Public Schools
– Haas Hall Academy
– Gentry Public Schools
– Gravette Schools
– Greenland Schools
– Huntsville Public Schools
– Lincoln Public Schools
– The New School
– Northwest Arkansas Community College
– Northwest Technical Institute
– Prairie Grove Schools
– Pea Ridge Schools
– Rogers Public Schools
– Shiloh Christian Schools
– Springdale Head Start
– Springdale Public Schools
– St. Joseph Catholic School
– The Sunshine School and Development Center
– The Sunshine House
– West Fork Schools