School closures in Acadiana due to Hurricane Delta

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Lafayette Parish

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) With the impending landfall of Hurricane Delta, the Lafayette Parish School System will close all schools and facilities Thursday, October 8, through Friday, October 9.

As a result, Friday’s Meals-to-Go pickup will be canceled.

Friday night football games have been moved to Wednesday evening. The Acadiana High School game has been canceled due to Calcasieu Parish schools being closed.

  • LPSS Football Games – Moved to Tonight (Wednesday)
  • Lafayette High School @ Comeaux High School 7 p.m.
  • Northside High School @ Saint Martinville High School 7 p.m.
  • Carencro High School @ Southside High School (played at Teurlings) 7 p.m.
  • Acadiana High School vs. Sulphur High GAME CANCELLED

LPSS will provide an update late Sunday afternoon regarding the reopening of schools next week.

Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Lafayette Christian Academy will be closed Thursday and Friday.

First Baptist Christian School will be closed Thursday and Friday

All three campuses of Ascension Episcopal School will be closed Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9. 

United Christian Academy will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Both the Cade and Lafayette campuses of Episcopal School of Acadiana will be closed Thursday and Friday. 

My Child Learning Center will be closed on Thursday and Friday.

Diocese of Lafayette

 Bishop Douglas Deshotel has announced that all Catholic schools in the Diocese of Lafayette will be closed Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9 due to the advance of Hurricane Delta. 

The Central Offices of the Diocese of Lafayette will also be closed tomorrow and Friday.  In addition, over the next few days, some Catholic church parishes in parts of the Diocese may have to cancel certain Masses, go to your parish’s website or Facebook page or our Diocesan Facebook page for the latest information.  Please join us in praying for the safety of all those in the path of this dangerous storm.

St. Martin Parish

All St. Martin Parish public schools will be closed on Thursday and Friday.

Both the Cade and Lafayette campuses of Episcopal School of Acadiana will be closed Thursday and Friday. 

Acadia Parish

(Acadia Parish School System)- Out of an abundance of caution for all and based on the most current weather forecasts, the Acadia Parish School System will close all operations on Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9 due to deteriorating weather conditions associated with Hurricane Delta. 

We will provide additional information after evaluating weather conditions over the weekend and hope to resume operations on Monday, October 12, 2020.
We hope all remain safe and healthy.

Iberia Parish

Iberia Parish public schools and administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Acadiana Christian School will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Highland Baptist Christian School will be closed Thursday and Friday.

St. Mary Parish

(From the St. Mary Parish School System)- The approach of Hurricane Delta as a major hurricane will necessitate the closure of all schools and offices of the St. Mary Parish School Board on Thursday, October 8. Students will be scheduled for distance learning in lieu of attending school on campus October 8, which will foster a continuation of instructional activities while families make preparations for the impending hurricane. 

All offices and schools of the St. Mary Parish School Board will be closed on Thursday, October 8 and schools and offices will remain closed for the previously scheduled “fall break” on Friday and Monday. Students and staff will return to school on Tuesday, October 13.

Additionally, the St. Mary Parish School Board meeting will be canceled on Thursday, October 8 and rescheduled to Thursday, October 15 at 5 p.m. in the Evans Medine Board Room. An updated board agenda will be publicized prior to the meeting.

Parents should monitor school and district websites for ongoing coverage of the response to Hurricane Delta as events transpire. The safety and security of students and staff is of deepest concern and we ask that all citizens take every precaution in preparing for this storm.

Vermilion Parish

(Vermilion Parish School System)- Please be advised, Vermilion Parish School Board Superintendent Byler has decided to close all Vermilion Parish Public Schools and Central Offices on Thursday, October 8, 2020, and Friday, October 9, 2020.  Vermilion Parish Central Offices will close at 3:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

Jeff Davis Parish

Jefferson Davis Parish schools are closed Thursday and Friday according to Jeff Davis Parish Superintendent of Schools Kirk Credeur.

Evangeline Parish

Due to the forecast of Hurricane Delta, Evangeline Parish Schools Superintendent Darwan Lazard has announced the closure of all Evangeline Parish public schools Thursday, 10-8 and Friday 10-9-2020 for all teachers, students and certain employees.  

He said all campus administrators, custodians and cafeteria staff members, as well as, pupil appraisal, all maintenance staff and other district office personnel are expected to report to work at their regular time on Thursday.

SLCC

All South Louisiana Community College classes will go remote starting at noon Thursday, Oct. 8, and will be canceled Friday, Oct. 9.

Campuses and offices will move to remote operations starting at noon Thursday and be closed Friday.

Classes and business operations are expected to resume Monday, Oct. 12.

Everyone is encouraged to stay safe and visit www.GetAGamePlan.org for storms plans.

Follow the college’s website, official social media accounts, and check your college email for any updates. 

UL Lafayette

In response to Hurricane Delta, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette has announced the following instructional and operational changes beginning at noon Thursday, Oct. 8, through Saturday, Oct. 10. 

Classes

  • In-person, hybrid, and HyFlex classes held prior to noon on Thursday, Oct. 8, will be held as usual. 
  • In-person, hybrid, and HyFlex classes that begin at noon or later Thursday, Oct. 8, will be held remotely. 
  • All classes will be cancelled on Friday, Oct. 9. 
  • Classes will resume on Monday, Oct. 12. 

Students, if the weather prohibits you from attending or participating in your classes, contact your professors. You should also complete the Report Anticipated or Unplanned Absence form. If you need further assistance, contact the Office of the Dean of Students at deanofstudents@louisiana.eduor (337) 482-6276.
 

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