According to a press release from the Lafayette Parish School System, masks will be optional for students and staff following Governor Edwards' announcement regarding the mask mandate in Louisiana. Following federal regulation, those who ride on school buses will still be required to wear masks.
After coming off of a monstrous Week 1 victory, the New Orleans Saints are facing another hurdle with multiple members of the team testing positive for COVID. While only one player has reportedly tested positive so far, approximately half of the offensive coaching staff have received a positive result.
Reports are out saying that due to COVID outbreaks amongst faculty and students at Port Barre High and Middle schools, those campuses will be moving to remote learning starting on Thursday, August 26th.