Red River Bulldog Family, 

As the new school year inches closer each day, we have been preparing for all of our students to return. We will strictly maintain the most effective cleaning and disinfecting methods, keeping Bulldog students and staff in mind. Please make note of the following highlights from our Back to School plan for 2021-2022 school year.

  • In-Person Learning:
    • Attendance:
      • ALL students will be requiredat attend school Monday – Thursday, and Fridays will be virtual.
    • Classrooms:
      • Social distancing will be maintained to the greatest extent possible. Masks will be required indoors at school for all children age 5 and up.  All faculty and staff will be required to wear masks indoors. 
      • Instruction via online courses will be made in the case of long-term illness or COVID illness or quarantine.
    • School Calendar:
      • Students start school:
        • August 11, 2021: K-12
        • August 16, 2021: PK
        • August 16, 2021: Head Start – Girls Only
        • August 17, 2021: Head Start – Boys Only
        • August 18, 2021: Head Start – All will attend
      • Intersession:
        • October 18 – 21, 2021
        • January 31 – February 3, 2022
        • April 25 – 28, 2022
      • Computers and Connectivity:
        • Each student will have a Chromebook at school, and one assigned to them for at home use. Parents will be required to sign for the Chromebooks sent home.
      • Transportation:
        • By order of the Federal Transportation mandate, while on the bus, masks are required for ALL students and adults. All buses will transport students.
      • Meal Plan:
        • Free lunch will be provided for all students.
        • Each school will determine if lunch will be consumed in the classroom or cafeteria.
      • School Supplies:
        • Red River Parish and United Way are partnering again to provide backpacks and someschool supplies for all students.
        • The School Board has ordered many of the remaining supplies needed for students.
        • Please see the list of items not covered by the school board on each school website.

It’s almost time! If you have any questions, please reach out to us at the contact info below or call your child’s school. See you soon! 

Superintendent Alison Hughes




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