The St. Landry Parish School Board has announced Eunice Jr High will be closed through the month of October, 2020 due to mold found in several classrooms on campus.

According to KATC, the mold found is not black mold. The St. Landry Parish School board says the mold found is the type that is typically found "underneath surfaces or furnishings".

The mold is suspected to have occurred as a result of high humidity and excessive moisture.

In a statement posted to Facebook by Superintendent Patrick Jenkins, "We know drastic changes in weather such as significant wind and rain results in rapid changing temperatures and high humidity which can impact indoor spaces. Electrical power losses to these indoor spaces along with periods of occupancy followed by periods of no occupancy makes managing indoor spaces very difficult."

Below is the official statement from Facebook, and you can read more HERE.

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