Lafayette County Schools closed on Jan. 18 due to COVID outbreak

Published 12:42 pm Friday, January 14, 2022

The Lafayette County School District is extending the observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, Jan. 17 to Tuesday, Jan.18 due to a large number of bus drivers entering quarantine for COVID-19.

All Lafayette County school campuses will be closed and there will be no virtual instruction.

The LCSD invites the public to check their website at to review COVID-19 quarantine protocols and the 2021-2022 Return to School Plan.

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“We thank you for the support as we all join together to keep our students safe and in school,” said a press statement from the district. “Please stay vigilant during this peak in COVID cases as you care for yourself and your family.”