Upcoming Solar Eclipse Announcement


On Monday, April 8, Central Louisiana will experience a partial eclipse of the sun. This event is projected to begin at 12:27 p.m., with a peak at 1:47 p.m. and then ending at 3:07 p.m. 

Considering the special nature of this event, we ask that parents and guardians follow the guidance that has been provided by their child’s school. Safety precautions are in place for viewing experiences, including wearing proper eye protection. 

For those classes not participating in an outdoor viewing, a livestream option will be available for indirect viewing. This will ensure students are inside and protected, while still allowing them to experience the eclipse. 

All outdoor activities on our campuses, including: physical education classes, recess, athletic practices, and the like, will be limited between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. on Monday.  Schools will dismiss at regularly scheduled times. 

You may choose not to send your child to school Monday due to safety concerns or to enjoy the eclipse at home as a family. Absences on Monday will be excused.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your child’s school directly.