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Diocese school campuses will be closed for remainder of school year

Posted at 4:09 PM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 19:40:36-04

Bishop Douglas Deshotel has announced that all Catholic school campuses in the Diocese of Lafayette will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year - but learning will continue.

Distance learning at each of the schools will continue through May 15, 2020, which will be the last day for the school year for Catholic school students.

Parents will receive additional information from their children’s school regarding the continuation of distance learning in the coming days.

This action is being taken in accordance with Governor John Bel Edwards’ proclamation concerning the extended closure of Louisiana public schools for the remainder of the school year.

Here's the letter the Bishop sent to the schools: