Schools in Washington Parish Adjust Operations for Arctic Blast

Published 3:46 pm Monday, January 15, 2024

WASHINGTON PARISH, La. — In response to the impending Arctic blast, schools across the parish have implemented proactive measures to ensure the safety of students and staff. The decision comes as weather forecasts predict severe conditions across the region.

Washington Parish Schools announced that on Tuesday, Jan. 16, students will transition to virtual learning. This move is designed to allow for continued educational engagement while prioritizing the well-being of the school community amidst challenging weather conditions.

Bogalusa City Schools have canceled classes for Tuesday, Jan. 16. Officials are actively monitoring the weather situation and will communicate any further adjustments to the school schedules promptly. Parents, students, and staff are encouraged to stay informed through official channels for the latest updates regarding school operations during the Arctic blast.

As the region prepares for adverse weather conditions, residents are advised to take necessary precautions and stay tuned to weather advisories.

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Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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