Per MDE (Mississippi Department of Education):
The Mississippi Legislature has designated the third Monday in January as the day for the observance of the birthdays of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert E. Lee. As a result, all Mississippi Department of Education offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15. All offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 16.
The Mississippi School for the Deaf will be closed on Monday, January 15th and 16th. Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 17th. MSD offices will be open on Tuesday, January 16th.