SCHOOL CLOSURES: List of Northeast Louisiana schools closed on Thursday

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WEST MONROE, La. — School districts across Northeast Louisiana have begun to cancel classes on Thursday, August 27, ahead of the impacts we will feel from Hurricane Laura.

Below is a list of all the school districts that have canceled classes for Thursday. We will continue to update this list as more districts send notifications of cancellations out.

Caldwell Parish Schools:

All Caldwell Parish Schools (in-person & virtual) will be closed on Thursday, August 27. A decision about Friday will be made at a later time.

Catahoula Parish Schools:

All Catahoula Parish Schools and Central Office will be closed tomorrow, August 27th, due to the impending weather related to Hurricane Laura. A decision on Friday will be made at a later time.

Claiborne Parish Schools:

Due to the threat of high winds and substantial rain from Hurricane Laura, Claiborne Parish schools will be closed Thursday, August 27th. If it becomes necessary to close on Friday, parents will be contacted via a call out and on their Facebook page.

Claiborne Christian School:

Due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Laura, Claiborne Christian School will be closed Thursday, August 27.

Cloyd’s Beauty and Barber School:

Cloyd’s Beauty and Barber School will be closed on Thursday, August 27 due to inclement weather.

Concordia Parish Schools:

Concordia Parish Schools (including Central Office) will be closed on Thursday, August 27 due to inclement weather. A decision about Friday will be made later tomorrow as the storm approaches.

East Carroll Parish:

All schools and the central office in East Carroll Parish will be closed tomorrow (8/27/2020) due to the threat of inclement weather

Franklin Parish Schools:

All Franklin Parish Schools will be closed on Thursday, August 27, 2020. A decision about Friday will be announced at a later time.

Grant Parish Schools:

Grant Parish Schools will be closed on Thursday, August 27, and a decision about Friday will be made at a later time according to Superintendent Paxton Teddlie.

Grace Episcopal School:

Grace Episcopal School will be closed Thursday, August 27 due to inclement weather.

Jesus the Good Shepherd School:

Jesus the Good Shepherd School will be closed on Thursday, August 27. A decision about Friday will be made at a later time.

Lincoln Parish Schools:

All Lincoln Parish Schools including virtual services will be closed Thursday, August 27, 2020, due to likelihood of severe weather associated with Laura. All schools and all services will resume normal operating hours on Friday, August 28, 2020.

LaSalle Parish Schools:

LaSalle Parish will have school on Wednesday August 26. LaSalle Parish Schools will close school on Thursday, August 27 due to inclement weather. A decision to open or close school for Friday, August 28 will be determined and announced at a later date.

Louisiana Tech University:

Louisiana Tech University campus to be closed on Thursday, August 27.

Northeast Baptist School:

Due to Ouachita Parish schools closing NBS will also close on Thursday.

Prairie View Academy:

Prairie View Academy in Bastrop, La. will be closed tomorrow (8/27/2020) due to the threat of inclement weather.

Prevailing Faith Christian Academy:

Prevailing Faith Christian Academy will be closed Aug. 27, 2020 due to the severe weather.

Open Arm Child Care:

Open Arm Child Care will be closed Thursday, August 27, 2020 due to the threat of severe storms.

Ouachita Parish Schools:

Due to conditions expected from Hurricane Laura, Ouachita Parish Schools will close on Thursday, August 27, with activities scheduled to resume on Friday.

Ouachita Christian School:

OCS will be closed Thursday, August 27th for inclement weather.

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School:

Due to inclement weather, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School will be closed on Thursday, August 27.

QuesTech Learning:

QuesTech learning will be closed on Thursday, August 27th for inclement weather.

Richland Parish Schools:

Richland Parish School Board Superintendent Sheldon Jones announced that Schools in Richland Parish will be closed on Thursday, August 27, 2020 due to inclement weather. Employees are scheduled to return to work on Friday, August 28, 2020 with face-to-face classes for students scheduled to resume on Monday, August 31, 2020.

River Oaks:

River Oaks School in Monroe, Louisiana, will be closed on Thursday, August 27, 2020, due to inclement weather.

St. Frederick High School:

St. Frederick High School will be closed on Thursday, August 27. A decision about Friday will be made at a later time.

Temple Christian Academy:

Temple Christian Academy will be closed on Thursday, August 27. A decision about Friday will be made at a later time.

Tensas Parish Schools:

The Tensas Parish School Board will close all offices and schools on Thursday, August 27, 2020, in preparation for Hurricane Laura.

University of Louisiana Monroe:

The University of Louisiana Monroe will be closed Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. All offices will be closed and all classes, including online and hybrid/hyflex, are canceled.

The SUB, Starbucks, and the PODS will be closed. Schulze dining hall will remain open and will operate on a weekend schedule.

The university will return to regular operating hours on Friday, Aug. 28. 

Winn Parish Schools:

Out of the abundance of caution for the safety of students and staff, all Winn Parish Schools will be closed Thursday, August 27, 2020, according to Superintendent Steve Bartlett.

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