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St. Mary Parish School Board delays start date to Sept. 8

St. Mary Parish School board
Posted at 5:35 PM, Aug 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-06 18:35:05-04

The St. Mary Parish School Board has voted to delay the start of school until after Labor Day, with students reporting on September 8.

School board members met in a special meeting Thursday to discuss the start date.

Classes were scheduled to start in the beginning of August.

Parents, students, and staff joined in a rally at the school board's central office on Wednesday, protesting the decision to open schools in August.

The revised calendar was proposed by Superintendent Teresa Bagwell.

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