CPSB announces second round of school re-openings next week

CPSB announces second round of school re-openings next week
Calcasieu Parish School Board (Source: Calcasieu Parish School Board)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - Starting next week, Calcasieu Parish School Board is re-opening a second round of schools.

The following schools will reopen to faculty and staff on Monday, Oct. 5. They will reopen to students on Thursday, Oct. 8.

⋅ Barbe Elementary School

⋅ Dolby Elementary School

⋅ Frasch Elementary School

⋅ Iowa High School

⋅ Lake Charles Boston Academy

⋅ Ralph Wilson Elementary School

⋅ S.P. Arnett Middle School

⋅ T.S. Cooley Elementary School

⋅ Vinton High School

Starks High School

Westwood Elementary School

Students will still follow the 7th-12th grade Blue/Gold schedule. So, Thursday is the first day for gold schedule and the following Monday will be the first day for blue schedule.

This list is subject to change depending on power restoration and other assessment factors that may unexpectedly occur.

According to CPSB, if a student is unable to return to face-to-face learning, they need to notify their assigned teacher and continue with virtual learning.

⋅ College Street T&I and John F. Kennedy Early Childhood Center will also be opening to faculty and staff on Monday, Oct. 5. Though, there is not a set date of when students will return.

The school system also has eight WiFi buses available for use.

They are located at:

  • College Street T & I
  • Lake Charles Boston Academy
  • Washington-Marion High School
  • Vinton High School
  • Leblanc Middle School
  • Maplewood Elementary/Middle School
  • Gillis Elementary School
  • Fairview Elementary School

Choose the following:

SSID: Kajeetsmartbus. 

Password: smartbus.

In addition, there are free Suddenlink Wifi locations in the community.

- Suddenlink Retail Store Trailer – 1438 E. Prien Lake Road

- Prien Lake Park – 2850 Henderson Bayou

- Albertsons Parking Lot – 2750 Country Club Road

- Kroger Parking Lot – 3716 Ryan Street

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