Some Baton Rouge area schools, state offices closed Wednesday

Some Baton Rouge area schools, state offices closed Wednesday
(Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Some Baton Rouge area schools will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 17 due to freezing weather conditions and ongoing power outages.

All 12-month employees in Livingston are to report to work if conditions allow. The parish expects to reopen schools Thursday, Feb. 18.

All West Baton Rouge Schools will be closed Wednesday. Advantage Charter Academy will also be closed Wednesday.

Baker City Schools will resume on Thursday.

LSU is closed Wednesday, including the vet school and law center. All LSU classes and activities scheduled for Wednesday, whether in-person or virtual, are canceled.

Ascension Public Schools campuses and offices are closed until Thursday for scheduled Mardi Gras holidays.

Second Baptist Christian Academy of Baton Rouge will remain closed Wednesday.

Southern University Baton Rouge, Southern University Ag Center and Southern University Law Center will be closed Wednesday. Remote and online classes will continue as scheduled unless otherwise noted by respective instructors. Students should communicate any issues directly to their instructor/department.

Hosanna Christian Academy will be closed on Wednesday. Second Chance Academy will be closed Wednesday.

Due to continued power outages and concerns regarding road closures, all Baton Rouge Community College sites will remain closed on Wednesday. All classes and activities are canceled.

The eight BRCC locations that will remain closed include the following: Mid City Campus, Acadian Campus, Ardendale Campus, Frazier Campus, Port Allen Campus, New Roads Campus, and Jackson Campus.

Martin Luther King Jr., Christian Academy will be closed Wednesday due to a power outage.

In addition, all state offices will be closed Wednesday. Livingston Parish Government Offices will also be closed on Wednesday.

Country Day Schools of Baton Rouge will be closed Wednesday.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court’s Office will be closed Wednesday. The East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court will be closed on Wednesday.

Due to the 19th Judicial District Court closure, the Traffic Division will be available virtually from 10:00 am - 4:00pm via Zoom. The virtual window will allow individuals to reassign court dates, recall traffic warrants, and provide proof of insurance or completion of a Court approved defensive driving school for online payment setup. Documentation for the OMV can also be obtained through the virtual window. The zoom link can be found at www.19thjdc.org and selecting “Traffic Office- Zoom Session”.

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