School closures in SWLA, effective Monday
LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Gov. John Bel Edwards announced he signed a proclamation that immediately halts any gathering of more than 250 people until Monday, April 13, closes all K-12 public schools statewide effective Monday, March 16.
The Governor addressed this order at 3 p.m. Friday afternoon in a joint media briefing with New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell at New Orleans City Hall.
In Calcasieu Parish, all CPSB schools, facilities and events will be closed until April 13.
Public Information Officer Holly Holland said All CPSB Central Office personnel and school-level administrators will still report to work on Monday, Mar. 16, as normal until further notice.
Holland said they will provide updates to families and the general public by 4 p.m. every Friday, starting on Friday, March 20.
The superintendent of Catholic schools in the diocese of Lake Charles said since this is an executive order, they will follow the order and close all catholic schools in Southwest Louisiana.
Private schools have also followed suit. Here are some of the closures below, omitting colleges and universities:
|Elizabeth High||Kinder Elementary, Middle, & High||Oberlin Elementary & High|
|Fairview High||Oakdale Elementary, Middle, & High||Reeves High|
|Carver Elementary||East Beauregard Elementary & High||Merryville High School||Singer High School|
|Deridder Jr. High & High||K.R. Hanchey Elementary||Pine Wood Elementary||South Beauregard Upper Elementary, Elementary, & High|
|Barbe Elementary & High||Gillis Elementary||Life Christian Academy||St. John’s Elementary|
|Bell City||Henning Elementary||Maplewood Elementary & Middle||St. Louis Catholic High|
|Brentwood Elementary||Henry Heights Elementary||Molo Middle||St. Margaret Catholic School|
|Clifton Elementary||Hunter Head Start||Moss Bluff Elementary & Middle||St. Theodore Holy Family|
|College Oaks Elementary||Immaculate Conception||Nelson Elementary||Starks|
|College St. Vocational Center||Iowa High||Oak Park Elementary & Middle||Sulphur High & 9th grade campus|
|Combre-Fondel Elementary||John F. Kennedy Elementary||Our Lady Immaculate Catholic School||Vincent Settlement Elementary|
|Cooley Elementary||Johnson Elementary||Our Lady Queen of Heaven||Vinton Elementary, Middle, & High|
|Cypress Cove Elementary||Kaufman Elementary||Our Lady’s School||Washington Marion High|
|Dequincy Primary, Elementary, Middle, & High||Lagrange High||Pearl Watson Elementary||Watkins Elementary|
|Dolby Elementary||Lake Charles Charter Academy||Prien Lake Elementary||Western Height Elementary|
|E.K. Key Elementary||Lake Charles College Prep||R.W. Vincent Elementary||Westlake High|
|Emmanuel Christian Academy||LCB Academy||Ralph F. Wilson Elementary||Westwood Elementary|
|Episocopal Day School|
|F.K. White Middle||Leblanc Middle||S.J. Welsh Middle|
|Fairview Elementary||Lebleu Settlement Elementary||Sam Houston High|
|Frasch Elementary||Lewis Middle||Southwest Louisiana Charter Academy|
|Grand Lake||Hackberry||Johnson Bayou||South Cameron|
|Elton Elementary & High||James Ward Elementary||Lake Arthur Elementary & High|
|Fenton Elementary||Jennings Elementary & High||Welsh Elementary & High|
|Hathaway High||Lacassine High||Welsh-Roanoke Jr. High|
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