Severe weather prompts early school dismissal

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(LPSS)- All Lafayette Parish School System campuses are closing one hour early due to the increased chance for severe weather this afternoon, all Lafayette Parish School System schools will dismiss one hour earlier than their normal dismissal time.

All after school events, including after-care programs, are canceled. If parents have any questions, they are urged to contact their child’s school directly.

-Lafayette Christian Academy- Pre-k-second grade: 1:15 p.m., third grade- eight grade- 1:30 p.m., high school 1:40 p.m.

-Carencro Catholic School will be dismissing students at 2:15 p.m.

St. Landry Parish

OPELOUSAS, LA — Based on the prediction of impending severe weather by the National Weather Service, St. Landry Parish public schools will dismiss early today, December 16, 2019 for the safety of our students, drivers, and employees. The dismissal schedule is as follows:

  • 12:50 PM – Special programs to include MACA, OHS BIOMED, SLATS
  • 1:00 PM – All Junior and High Schools in SLP
  • 1: 15 PM – North Central High and Palmetto Elementary
  • 1:30 PM – All Elementary Schools in SLP Early and Head Start Centers
  • 12:30 PM – Lawtell, Port Barre, Sunset / Grand Coteau
  • 1:30 PM – All other Early and Head Start Centers Leonville, Melville, Opelousas, Eunice, Lebeau, Washington

As with all weather related school day adjustments or closures, St. Landry Parish School district makes decisions based on information provided by the NWS and the Office of Emergency Preparedness. The safety of our students and employees remains our main focus in this decision-making process

Acadia Parish

Acadia Parish School System schools are closing one hour early Monday, Dec. 12, 2019, due to inclement weather and anticipated deteriorating weather conditions later this afternoon.

Schools are initiating the afternoon dismissal process now. All after school events are canceled.

Our Lady of Peace will be closing at 2 p.m.

Evangeline Parish

Public schools will close at noon Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.

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