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Believe it or not, it's time to start thinking about going back to school. On this page you can find stories and videos of KLFY's Back to School coverage, supply lists, education stories, and tips on how to prepare for the upcoming year.

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  • New lunch prices for LPSS

    New lunch prices for LPSS

    Student meal prices have changed this year in Lafayette Parish. The per-meal cost for elementary students is $1.50 for breakfast and $1.75 for lunch.  Middle and high school students will also pay $1.50 for breakfast but $2 for lunch.More >>
    Student meal prices have changed this year in Lafayette Parish. The per-meal cost for elementary students is $1.50 for breakfast and $1.75 for lunch.  Middle and high school students will also pay $1.50 for breakfast but $2 for lunch. More >>
  • Lafayette Police Issues Back to School Safety Tips

    Lafayette Police Issues Back to School Safety Tips

    The Lafayette Police Department begins a campaign each year called, “Give the Kids a Brake”. During the first two weeks of school Lafayette Police Officers will be enforcing speed limits in all school zones.More >>
    The Lafayette Police Department begins a campaign each year called, “Give the Kids a Brake”. During the first two weeks of school Lafayette Police Officers will be enforcing speed limits in all school zones. More >>
  • Shopping for school uniforms for less after sales tax break holiday

    Shopping for school uniforms for less after sales tax break holiday

    Anyone browsing the aisles of a Goodwill Industries' retail store is bound to find something they want or need; including school uniforms. The store gets new and used donated uniforms and sells the items at a reduced cost.More >>
    Anyone browsing the aisles of a Goodwill Industries' retail store is bound to find something they want or need; including school uniforms. The store gets new and used donated uniforms and sells the items at a reduced cost.More >>
  • School supplies for Vermilion Parish schools

    School supplies for Vermilion Parish schools

    Here are several lists of supplies needed for schools in Vermilion Parish. Dozier Elementary Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade Erath Middle 7th Grade KaplanMore >>
    Here are several lists of supplies needed for schools in Vermilion Parish.More >>
  • School supplies for Lafayette Parish Schools

    School supplies for Lafayette Parish Schools

    Here are several lists of supplies needed for schools in Lafayette Parish. Broadmoor Elementary Kindergarten & 1st 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Broussard Middle 3rd & 4th 5th,6th,7th & 8th Duson ElementaryMore >>
    Here are several lists of supplies needed for schools in Lafayette Parish.More >>
  • New School Bus Laws

    New School Bus Laws

    Where your child gets picked up and dropped off by the school bus may be changing soon thanks toa new Louisiana state law intended to protect children. It's a new school bus law in hopes of preventing tragedies like the one a New Orleans family must live with every day. The loss of their 6 year old, Shaud Wilson who was fatally hit by a car while crossing the street to his school bus stop in February. The law states that busses must pull out of a traffic lane and onto a shoulder or parking l...More >>
    Where your child gets picked up and dropped off by the school bus may be changing soon thanks toa new Louisiana state law intended to protect children. It's a new school bus law in hopes of preventing tragedies like the one a New Orleans family must live with every day. The loss of their 6 year old, Shaud Wilson who was fatally hit by a car while crossing the street to his school bus stop in February. The law states that busses must pull out of a traffic lane and onto a shoulder or parking l...More >>
  • Free ACT Prep Courses in Acadia Parish

    Free ACT Prep Courses in Acadia Parish

    Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon announced that he will once again sponsor Free ACT Prep Courses during the 2014-2015 school year.More >>
    Acadia Parish Sheriff Wayne Melancon announced that he will once again sponsor Free ACT Prep Courses during the 2014-2015 school year.More >>
  • School Buss Route Hotline Now Live

    School Buss Route Hotline Now Live

    The Lafayette Parish School District has set up a call center to help with anticipated school bus delay problems during the first few weeks of school. Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year dismissal times have changed and will likely affect drop-off times for students.
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    The Lafayette Parish School District has set up a call center to help with anticipated school bus delay problems during the first few weeks of school. Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year dismissal times have changed and will likely affect drop-off times for students.

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  • Apply for school meal benefits online

    Apply for school meal benefits online

    “ApplyForLunch” is an easy and convenient way for parents and guardians to submit applications for Meal Benefits online. There is no fee for using the website to submit your application.More >>
    “ApplyForLunch” is an easy and convenient way for parents and guardians to submit applications for Meal Benefits online. There is no fee for using the website to submit your application.More >>
  • Cellphones May Return to Lafayette High Schools

    Cellphones May Return to Lafayette High Schools

    A policy that allows Lafayette Parish School System High School students to use their cellphones on campus is back on the school board's table this week.More >>
    A policy that allows Lafayette Parish School System High School students to use their cellphones on campus is back on the school board's table this week. More >>
  • New LPSS Teachers Inducted

    New LPSS Teachers Inducted

    Over 150 educators gathered at South Louisiana Community College for Lafayette Parish School System's teacher induction program Wednesday.More >>
    Over 150 educators gathered at South Louisiana Community College for Lafayette Parish School System's teacher induction program Wednesday. More >>
  • St. Martin superintendent discusses upcoming school year

    St. Martin superintendent discusses upcoming school year

    St. Martin Parish Superintendent Dr. Lottie P. Beebe sat down with KLFY's Gary Arnold to talk about the upcoming school year for the parish.More >>
    St. Martin Parish Superintendent Dr. Lottie P. Beebe sat down with KLFY's Gary Arnold to talk about the upcoming school year for the parish. More >>
  • A healthier option

    A healthier option

    Over the past year, new federal mandates have changed what can be served during school lunches. Statewide, food being served will be lower in fat and higher in fruits and vegetables. All grains willMore >>
    Over the past year, new federal mandates have changed what can be served during school lunches. Statewide, food being served will be lower in fat and higher in fruits and vegetables. More >>
  • New school year, new faces

    New school year, new faces

    With the start of school just around the corner, many institutions will see changes take effect. At Iberia Middle School many of those changes will come from the main office. According to their newlyMore >>
    With the start of school just around the corner, many institutions will see changes take effect. At Iberia Middle School many of those changes will come from the main office.More >>
  • APEL Back to School Bash

    APEL Back to School Bash

    Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Lafayette Chapter will host its Back to School Bash on August 2. The event will take place at Applebee's in Lafayette from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.More >>
    Associated Professional Educators of Louisiana Lafayette Chapter will host its Back to School Bash on August 2.More >>
  • The importance of sports for kids

    The importance of sports for kids

    News 10's Gary Arnold is at Northside High with head football Coach Trev Faulk. They discuss the importance of sports for kids and what it does for them. How sports can help with their studies and alsoMore >>
    News 10's Gary Arnold and Northside High head football Coach Trev Faulk discuss the importance of sports for kids and what it does for them. More >>
  • Drive through libraries

    Drive through libraries

    The Lafayette Parish Library System has two drive-thru sites for anyone wanting to pick-up and borrow items they have selected online.More >>
    The Lafayette Parish Library System has two drive-thru sites for anyone wanting to pick-up and borrow items they have selected online. More >>
  • Charter schools see bigger enrolment

    Charter schools see bigger enrolment

    Classes begin on August 12th and two new charter schools in Lafayette Parish are expecting about 1300 students on the first day of school.More >>
    Classes begin on August 12th and two new charter schools in Lafayette Parish are expecting about 1300 students on the first day of school.More >>
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