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School closures due to weather concerns Thursday

Posted: 2:15 AM, Nov 01, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-01 03:44:21-04

Almost every parish in Acadiana is anticipating the severe weather heading to the area. Below is a list of parishes where schools have announced closures or late start times Wednesday. All closures/late starts will be for Thursday, November 1, 2018.

Iberia Parish

Iberia Parish public schools will be closed Thursday in anticipation for severe weather. 12-month employees should report to work at 9:00 a.m.

Other Iberia Parish school closures include:

Catholic High in New Iberia will have a late start to school tomorrow morning. Take-in will begin at 8:50 a.m. with first period starting at 9:00 a.m.

Highland Baptist Christian School

Assembly Christian School in New Iberia

All CDI Head Start programs in Lafayette, Iberia and St. Martin parishes will be closed tomorrow.

Vermilion Parish

Vermilion Parish public schools will be closed Thursday in anticipation for severe weather.

Other school closures/late starts in Vermilion Parish:

All Vermilion Parish Head Start Centers and Central Offices will close on November 1, 2018.

Mount Carmel and Vermilion Catholic will have a late start of 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning and dismissal will take place at the regular time.

St. Landry Parish

St. Landry Parish public schools will be delaying the start time of school by an hour. Dismissal will be at the normal time.

Both campuses of Westminster Christian Academy will be closed tomorrow.

Opelousas Catholic will start classes at 8:35 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. Dismissal will be at normal time.

The Academy of the Sacred Heart and Berchmans Academy will start the school day at 10:00 a.m.  Buses will run according to their normal routes but will depart two hours later than regularly scheduled.

Word Ministries Christian Academy in Eunice will be closed tomorrow.

St. Mary Parish

St. Mary Parish public schools and offices will be closed on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Private  and charter schools will also be closed, according to officials with the St. Mary Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness.

Other school closures in St. Mary Parish:

VB Glencoe Charter School

All St. Mary Head Start centers and central offices

Chitimacha Tribal School and Yaamahana Early Learning Center

St. Martin Parish 

All St. Martin Parish public schools will be closed on Thursday, November 1, 2018. All 12-month employees are to report when weather permits.

Other school closures in St. Martin Parish:

New Beginning Academy in Breaux Bridge

All CDI Head Start programs in Lafayette, Iberia and St. Martin parishes will be closed tomorrow.

Kinder Kollege Learning Center in Breaux Bridge

Louisiana Christian School in Breaux Bridge

Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Parish public schools will be closed Thursday in anticipation for severe weather.

The LPSS central office also will be closed tomorrow. LPSS officials say that the decision was made because of the threat of anticipated severe weather and possibly local flooding as school buses begin bringing students to schools.

All Catholic schools in Lafayette Parish will be closed tomorrow.

Other Lafayette Parish school closures include:

Lafayette Christian Academy

Lafayette Renaissance Charter Academy

Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy

Gethsemane Christian Academy

Gethsemane LaPetite Early Childhood Development Center

For My Child Learning Center in Lafayette

Willow Charter Academy in Lafayette

St. Cecilia in Broussard

United Christian Academy

First Baptist Christian School in downtown Lafayette

Youngsville Christian School

Truman Daycare and Learning Center

Principal’s List Preschool (Lafayette and Youngsville locations)

CDI Head Start Lafayette centers: Alexander, Holy Rosary, Holy Family, Lafayette Early HS, Louisiana Avenue Early HS, St. Christopher A, St. Christopher B, St. Joseph

Learning Express Child Development Center

Kids Only 2 and 3

Covenant Preschool

All three campuses of Ascension Episcopal School will be closed tomorrow. In addition, all parent/teacher conferences will be canceled and rescheduled for a later date.

First Years Early Childhood school will have a late start on Thursday. Students are to arrive at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday.

All CDI Head Start programs in Lafayette, Iberia and St. Martin parishes will be closed tomorrow.

Creative Learning Preschool and Childcare Center

Amana Christian Preschool and Mother’s Day Out in Maurice

Learning Adventures Early Education Center

Camp Adventures

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KATC will update as this changes.