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St. Martin Parish back to school dates

First day of school is September 8
Posted at 5:54 PM, Jul 16, 2020

St. Martin Parish public schools are reopening. Many changes and adjustments have taken place since the schools shut down in March. Because of COVID-19, schools will need to limit the number of students in the classrooms, and mask rules will be in place. To help with social distancing, some students will participate in a hybrid type of schedule with some students on campus, while others will use distance learning in virtual classrooms.

Those schedules have already been set for students, and Allen Blanchard, the St. Martin Parish Superintendent says parents must keep their students on the proper schedule, and changes will be limited to individual decisions.

He adds, "In general we're not going to allow changes. Only when there's a very specific reason and they need to have permission to do so. It would have to be a very valid reason for doing that. It's difficult to create those schedules, schools have to prepare, and we're trying to balance it where it's a fifty fifty split."

For other information on back to school in St. Martin Parish, you can check out the St. Martin Public Schools Website, or their Facebook Page.

The first day of school was pushed back to September 8 and employees will report to work on August 25.

You can view the entire St. Martin Parish reopening plan HERE. Also check our Back To School Page that has everything you need to know from your parish.

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