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Several Orleans, Lafourche parish schools closed Tuesday following severe weather

Several Orleans, Lafourche parish schools closed Tuesday following severe weather

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Several schools in Orleans and Lafourche parishes are closed on Tuesday following Monday's heavy storms.

Three schools in Lafourche Parish will not have classes on Tuesday due to a lack of electricity, according to the Lafourche Parish School Board.

Those three schools include:

  • Chackbay Elementary
  • Bayou Boeuf Elementary
  • Sixth Ward Middle Schools (Lafourche)

In Orleans Parish, four schools will be closed on Tuesday. The schools include:

  • Sacred Heart
  • Lusher Charter School's Middle and Upper School Freret Street Campus (grades 6-12)
  • KIPP Central City Academy
  • Ben Franklin Elementary School (both campuses)
  • Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans (St. Paul campus)

School officials say they are working to restore electricity as soon as possible.

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