Several parents are concerned about COVID-19 guidelines in schools as the state hits its fourth wave with the virus. There are unanswered questions and many or wondering what the protocol will be and what this school year will look like. Today, the superintendent for the Vermilion Parish School Board, Tommy Byler, released the statement below on Facebook in regards to the matter.
As much as I would love to answer all questions concerning the return to school and Covid guidelines, we just don't have all of the information we need yet from our state leaders to finalize.
As we have worked on plans all summer for the start of school, the recent outbreak of the Delta varient of Covid has thrown us a curveball and we are currently working on alternative plans.
The governor's press conference takes place at 2:30 today and I have a meeting with superintendents and state officials in the morning. I hope to have more definitive answers for all after these two events.
We are planning on beginning August 11th and there are no current plans to begin the year on hybrid. Again we will wait for a couple more days of guidance before making final decisions.
Thank you for your patience in this trying time. Just as we thought we were ready to go, another problem arises.
I will be coming to you with daily updates and videos beginning tomorrow after lunch.