Severe Weather Prompts Early Dismissal Across Calcasieu Parish Schools Due to Power Outages

By Calcasieu Staff
Published April 10, 2024

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Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana – In response to the impact of severe weather in Southwest Louisiana this morning, the Calcasieu Parish School Board has taken decisive action to ensure the safety and well-being of students. As a result of widespread power outages throughout the district, all schools will be implementing an early dismissal at 8:30 a.m. today.

This measure aims to address the challenges posed by the ongoing power outages, which have disrupted normal operations across the region.

Normal dismissal procedures will be followed during this early release, ensuring that students are safely and efficiently dismissed according to their usual transportation arrangements. Parents and guardians are advised to coordinate with their children to ensure a smooth transition from school to home.