LSCO, county ISDs out til Sept. 7
Last updated 8/28/2020 at 11:09pm
Lamar State College Orange announced late Friday it was joining east Orange county's public school districts in cancelling school until at least Sept. 7 because of damage caused by Hurricane Laura.
The school districts include Bridge City, Orangefield, Little Cypress-Mauriceville and West Orange-Cove.
They and the college all received wind damage but the uncertainty about when electrical service may return to the schools' neighborhoods and buildings is the biggest unknown.
Amy Moore, Public Information Director at Lamar State College Orange issued this statement Friday night:
Lamar State College Orange administration makes the safety and security of our Gator students, faculty, and staff their top priority. Given the devastation that our community has suffered, we want to provide an opportunity for students and staff to recover from the storm's extensive damage.
Our campus will remain closed during the week of August 31 – September 4 and there will be NO classes, online or otherwise.
A return to campus plan for the Fall 2020 semester will be formulated this week and the full plan will be communicated to students via LSCO email, LSCO's social media sites, and LSCO's website.
Until we are able to see you again, LSCO wishes you the very best as you and your family work to recover from Hurricane Laura's destruction.