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Ascension school officials hope for Wednesday re-opening
DONALDSONVILLE - Some schools in Ascension Parish could open as early as Wednesday, the school system said Friday.
All campuses will be closed to students on Monday and Tuesday but twelve month employees are asked to report to work. Staff members will help work with administrators to get schools that are clear of issues ready for students. All twelve month employees unable to report due to flooding are asked to contact their immediate supervisors, the district said.
"Although only six of our 27 schools are affected by flood waters, there are parish wide impacts that touch every school. We are working on a plan to accommodate the almost 5,000 displaced students and are tentatively planning to open some schools as early as Wednesday, Aug. 24. More information will be communicated by close of business on Monday," said Superintendent David Alexander.
Official decisions regarding closures are posted at www.apsb.org.
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