Evangeline Parish public schools will be open Thursday

With predictions of sever weather possibly hitting Evangeline Parish tonight, Evangeline Parish School Superintendent Darwan Lazard issued the following statement in regard to whether or not public schools would be open tomorrow, November 1st:

“We are planning to have All EPSB Schools open tomorrow (11-1-18) for regular operations.
My staff and I have been in constant communications with officials of the Evangeline Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness, who obtained information from the National Weather Service indicating that the most severe weather is predicted to have moved out of our area before students board buses tomorrow morning.
The safety of our students, staff and stakeholders is our number one priority. We will maintain communications with our local safety partners and transportation provider as we continue monitoring the developing weather situation.”

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