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Webster Parish Schools issue statement regarding COVID-19

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The Webster Parish School system issued the following statement Friday, following Gov. John Bel Edwards proclamation closing k-12 schools in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Good evening!

This is an important message to all parents/guardians from the Webster Parish School Board. As you know, Governor Jon Bel Edwards has declared that all K-12 public schools in Louisiana will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through April 13. This is in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to keep the health and safety of our students and employees as a top priority.

In Webster Parish, there will be no extra-curricular activities, athletic events, practices, try-outs, field trips, etc. until school resumes normally. Only designated personnel are to be on our campuses during this time.

We understand that this is a difficult and confusing time for all of us and we sincerely appreciate your cooperation and patience as we navigate through this crisis situation. As we learn additional or new information, we will certainly keep you informed!!Please stay healthy and safe!

Employees:
This is an important message to all employees from the Webster Parish School Board. As you know, Governor Jon Bel Edwards has declared that all K-12 public schools in Louisiana will be closed beginning Monday, March 16 through April 13. This is in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 and to keep the health and safety of our students and employees as a top priority.

On Monday, March 16, the ONLY employees who are to report to work are supervisors and principals. They will be meeting to discuss how our district will proceed through this difficult situation. All employees will be informed by their immediate supervisor additional information by the end of business Monday, March 16.

Thank you for your cooperation and patience in this matter! We are all navigating through uncharted territory and we must all remain positive as we successfully conquer this challenge!