WEST MONROE, La. — As we head into the first full week following Hurricane Laura, some schools around the ArkLaMiss are still closed due to storm damage or being without power.
See below for a full list of the schools that have announced closures for this week:
Caldwell Parish: All Caldwell Parish schools will be closed on Tuesday, September 1, due to a large number of families still without power in the parish. Old Bethel Christian Academy will be closed on Tuesday, September 1, as well due to power lines being down.
Jackson Parish: All Jackson Parish schools will be closed through Wednesday, September 2. A decision for the rest of the week will be made at a later time.
Lincoln Parish: All Lincoln Parish schools will be closed on Tuesday, September 1. All employees other than teachers or paras will need to report for work.
Monroe City Schools: All Monroe City schools will be closed on Tuesday, September 1. According to their Facebook page, all staff will report to work on Tuesday.
Ouachita Parish Schools: All Ouachita Parish schools will be closed on Tuesday September 1. According to their Facebook page, this is the plan they have for schools for the rest of the week, we are planning a half-day on Wednesday September 2nd, a half-day on Thursday September 3rd, and our first full day on Friday September 4th. Virtual Instruction will begin Tuesday September 8th.
Prevailing Faith Christian Academy: Closed Tuesday September 1. The school is citing “the severe city conditions” for their closure. They plan to reopen Wednesday, September 2, 2020.
Richland Parish: All Richland Parish schools will be closed on Tuesday, September 1, due to power outages. At this time, schools are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, September 2.
If your school or district will be closed this week, please send us an email at email@example.com and we will add your school/district to this list.
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