All Richland Parish Schools will be closed Friday, according to the website for school district's website. The following was on their website Thursday:
"Due to a higher than normal student absentee percentage, all schools in Richland Parish will be closed on Friday, December 8, 2017. Classes will resume at all schools on Monday, December 11, 2017."
There was no other explanation given. We are contacting the school district for more details.