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    (pictured above: Coach Gian Balsamo and senior Gavriella Smith) Senior Lusher Lifer Gavriella Smith won the state singles championship Tuesday (4/27/21), scoring 6-0, 6-0 shutouts throughout the...

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    Covid-19 Info

    Have a school-related Covid question not answered below? Please submit all questions here with your contact information and someone will contact you within 48 hours.

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    • Keep Calm Through COVID Hotline: Experiencing stress, fear, and anxiety in this time of uncertainty is normal. If your feelings become overwhelming, call the Keep Calm Through COVID hotline at 1-866-310-7977 at any time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Louisiana Department of Health's Office of Behavioral Health has established this hotline to provide counseling to individuals free of charge.
    Free/Reduced Lunch-Grab and Go Meals
    • Cleaning Procedures - We will follow recommended enhanced cleaning protocols to ensure our buildings are cleaned and disinfected daily. Sanitation of high touch surfaces is scheduled throughout each day. Wednesdays will be reserved for deeper cleaning of spaces. The custodial staff is already hard at work maintaining a safe and healthy environment for staff electing to work on campus during distance learning. 
    • Visitors Policy - Parents are not allowed on Campus unless determined essential by the Administration. Vendors, visitors, and guests should avoid coming to the school unless it is deemed essential by the School Administration.  When approved by the School Administration, vendors, visitors, and guests must wear a face-covering or mask, wash or sanitize their hands upon entering campus, and practice social distancing by remaining at least 6 feet apart from staff and remaining in the School Administration approved area.
    • Lusher does not offer daily bus service.
    • No field trips will be held during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Lusher will follow phase-appropriate procedures outlined in the LDOE's Strong Start 2020 Guidelines for transportation to athletic events.

    Attendance and Daily Student Connection Plan

    Parents should email the following staff members with attendance information:

    Lower School: and nurse

    Middle and High School: and nurse

    Student Feedback/Grade Reporting
    Additional Resources
    • NOLA-PS Covid Case Tracker: reporting data that show the impact of COVID-19 on our school community every week to keep our students, parents, teachers and staff informed.
    • NOLA-PS Parent Resources: New Orleans Public Schools has a resource guide for parents related to its Roadmap to Reopening. It is available here.
    • State FAQs: The Louisiana Department of Education has prepared its own FAQs document as part of the Louisiana Strong Start 2020 plan. It is available here and is continually updated. The site addresses general questions, as well as questions concerning athletics, facilities, symptom monitoring, environmental cleaning and personal hygiene, as well as teaching and learning best practices, among other topics.
    • In addition, contact the Louisiana Office of Public Health’s coronavirus general information line with any other coronavirus-related questions at 1-855-523-2652, Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm.
    • CDC FAQs: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has an FAQs resource page here for health-related questions.


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