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Calcasieu Parish students return to learning this week

Calcasieu Parish School Board
Posted at 7:01 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-28 08:01:28-04

On September 28, many Calcasieu Parish students are returning to the classroom virtually.

Others will head back to campus officially on Friday, October 2. Students at the following schools are expected to return to face-to-face learning on Friday.

  • Bell City High School
  • College Oaks Elementary School
  • Combre Fondel Elementary School
  • Cypress Cove Elementary School
  • DeQuincy Elementary School
  • DeQuincy Primary School
  • E.K. Key Elementary School
  • Henry Heights Elementary School
  • Iowa Middle School
  • J.J. Johnson Elementary School
  • Molo Middle School
  • Moss Bluff Elementary School
  • Positive Connections
  • R.W. Vincent Elementary School
  • St. John Elementary School
  • W.T. Henning Elementary School
  • Western Heights Elementary School

The Calcasieu Parish School District is continuing to make between $200 and $300 million worth of repairs to its campuses after Hurricane Laura caused extensive damage.

Superintendent Karl Bruchhaus says he understands internet access is a problem for most of the district's students and their families.

That's why the school board will be lenient on students who can't attend virtual classes.

If any student is unable to return in a face-to-face environment, the school district says they can check in with their assigned teacher and continue with virtual learning.

For more information on reopening plans from the CPSB and Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

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