Classes to move after flooding damages Baker High School
BAKER –School officials said Baker High School may be closed for the first semester after the school was flooded earlier this week.
A spokesperson for Baker Schools, Ed Pratt, said the City of Baker schools will reopen Monday, but Baker High School will remain closed.
Superintendent Herman Brister said the school took on several inches of water during the historic flooding across south Louisiana this weekend.
Brister said Baker High Students will be shifted to Baker Middle School. Classes at Baker Middle School will be moved to Bakerfield Elementary.
Both Bakerfield and Baker Heights elementary schools will attend classes at Baker Heights.
Brister said “there is a slight chance” that Baker High could be reopened by Thanksgiving, but the start of the second semester in January is probably the best option.
The Baker School System will be sending information to parents and will be adjusting to help families who may be in shelters.
Parents seeking FEMA aid may visit the system office at 14750 Plank Road from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
People gather for Cinco de Mayo as more become vaccinated, mask mandate...
Advocates say 'most critical work' lies ahead after four children left motherless...
Identical twins at local high school earn $24 million in scholarship offers
Deputy released from hospital months after falling seriously ill with COVID
Former White Castle mayor pleads no contest to felony charge from his...
LSU pitcher Matt Beck gets his moment at the plate
Brusly baseball needs extra innings to win regional series with Jennings.
Southern Athletic Director Roman Banks talks about coaching search
Drew Brees and Sean Payton enjoy the Zurich Classic
Legendary Parkview coach Kenny Guillot passes away at 76