Another day, another round of heavy rains expected for Acadiana. With the impending weather, area school administrators have made the call to cancel classes for Thursday in the interest of safety.

Lafayette Parish and St. Mary Parish public schools will be closed Thursday due to the massive amount of rain expected over the next 24-36 hours. According to the St. Mary Parish School website

St. Mary Parish schools will also be closed on Thursday, January 10. All 12-month MOC, COC, and OSS employees are asked to report to work. All schools and offices will be reopened on Friday, January 11.

 

 

And from the Lafayette Parish School System:

Based on information from the National Weather Service predicting heavy rains and increased flooding Lafayette Parish Public Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 10, 2013.

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Here is a list of private schools in Lafayette Parish that will be closed on Thursday:

  • Carencro Catholic School
  • Lafayette Christian Academy
  • St. Cecilia Catholic School
  • Teurlings Catholic
  • Cathedral Carmel
  • Ascension Episcopal (all 3 campuses)
  • First Baptist Christian School in Lafayette
  • Covenant Preschool
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary School
  • Our Lady of Fatima
  • St. Pius Elementary
  • Holy Family Catholic School
  • Westminster Christian Academy (all 3 campuses
  • Academy Of Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau

Here is a list of Daycares that will be closed tomorrow:

  • Mini Me Learning Center on Verot School Road
  • Linsey’s Playhouse in Lafayette
  • The Family Church’s Mothers Day Out Program
  • First Lutheran Parents Day Out
  • Sugar and Spice Pre-School all locations
  • First Impressions Early Learning Center in Milton
  • Mothers Day Out at Our Savior’s Church in Broussard
  • Doodlebugs Early Childhood Development Center
  • Creative Learning Preschool and Childcare Center

Acadia Parish: All Public Schools are closed on Thursday.

Evangeline Parish: All Public Schools are closed on Thursday. Supervisors should attend.

Iberia Parish: All Public Schools are closed on Thursday.

Jeff Davis Parish: All Public Schools are closed on Thursday.

LSU-E: Closed on Thursday.

St. Landry Parish:  Schools are closed Thursday.
All central office personnel need to report to work.
All principals and custodians at each school need to report to their campuses as well.

St. Martin Parish: All Public Schools are closed on Thursday.

Vermillion Parish: All Public Schools are closed on Thursday.

 

 

If we get any further closures we, along with the assistance of our sister station 96.5 KPEL, will add them to this story. Please continue to check back here throughout the morning/day.