UPDATE, 2:53 p.m.: Classes for Port Barre High, Port Barre Middle and Port Barre Elementary will continue to be virtual for Wednesday, Nov. 10, as water pressure issues in the schools on Tuesday are not expected to be resolved.
Teachers and staff will report to school for the delivery of instruction. Students attending SLATS, CAPS, BIOMED, and WCTC will attend class as normal.
ORIGINAL POST: PORT BARRE, La. (KLFY) — Students at Port Barre High and Port Barre Elementary schools are being dismissed for today, Nov. 9, after water pressure problems across the town.
“Students at Port Barre High and Port Barre Elementary will be dismissed as soon as parents are contacted this morning, November 9, 2021,” stated St. Landry Parish School Board’s Tricia Fontenot. “The town of Port Barre is experiencing low water pressure which has led to the necessity to close school today. Students will shift to virtual learning for the remainder of the school day.”