Smart Buses roll out to give students free Wi-Fi in Calcasieu

Smart Buses roll out to give students free Wi-Fi in Calcasieu
Calcasieu Parish School Board (Source: Calcasieu Parish School Board)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish School Board will be rolling out a dozen Smart Buses to provide free filtered Wi-Fi to students for educational purposes today, May 4, 2020.

Each bus will have a banner to identify it and will be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To connect to the Smart Bus Wi-Fi, visitors must park near the bus and connect to the “Kajeet Smart Bus” network using the password “smartbus”.

The school board asks anyone using the Wi-Fi to please practice social distancing by remaining in their vehicles.

The Smart Buses will be parked in the following locations:

  • Barbe Elementary School
  • Bell City High School
  • Combre-Fondel Elementary School
  • DeQuincy Middle School
  • Gillis Elementary School
  • LaGrange High School
  • LeBleu Settlement Elementary School
  • Starks High School
  • Vincent Settlement Elementary School
  • Vinton Elementary School
  • Washington-Marion High School
  • Western Heights Elementary School

The buses may relocate depending on how much they are being used. You can check the CPSB website each day to verify locations.

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