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With rising concerns regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Governor John Bel Edwards has closed all K-12 schools beginning on Monday, March 16, until April 13. This includes all the West Monroe High School campus and events.  Please understand that information concerning this crisis is rapidly evolving and changes often.  Check back frequently for the latest information. 

General Information

Under Governor Edward’s proclamation, schools are closed to students March 16 through April 13, 2020, with classes slated to resume Tuesday, April 14, 2020.  The main office is closed at this time. 

Teachers will provide supplemental assignments to students through teacher’s web site and Google Classroom for students to work on while schools are closed.  This work will be review of materials already taught and is not being used as a grade by the teachers. Dual enrollment classes will continue to cover new material via online instruction. Teachers will be available, via email, to answer questions that their students might have about supplemental assignments.

First period teachers have received an email with student usernames and passwords.  Check your teacher’s webpage for their email and send them an email to get your username and password. 

All athletic and extracurricular practices/activities have been suspended at this time.  No students should be on campus. 

WMHS is not registering new students at this time. New student registration will be scheduled after April 14, 2020.


Beginning Tuesday, March 17, Ouachita Parish School Board will be providing to-go breakfast/lunch meals for anyone 18 and under. Those meals can be obtained Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at one of the following school locations free of charge. Meals will not be available during the scheduled Spring Break March 30 – April 3, 2020.

  • Drew Elementary School
  • Jack Hayes Elementary School
  • Kiroli Elementary School
  • Ouachita Junior High School
  • Richwood Middle School
  • Riser Elementary/Middle School
  • Riverbend Elementary School
  • Robinson Elementary School
  • Sterlington Middle School
  • Swartz Upper Elementary School

We will be cancelling the prom, originally scheduled for Thursday, April 9.  We realize that many plans and reservations have been made.  We encourage you to cancel any restaurant, clothing rental, picture, and / or limousine reservations, as there will be no WMHS sponsored prom this school year. We are very sorry for any inconvenience and disappointment this may cause your family, but we believe you understand and respect our decision, given the dire circumstances we all face. 

At this time, we are fully expecting to have graduation on Thursday, May 14, at ULM’s Fant‐Ewing Coliseum.  

At this time, the state-wide ACT has been postphoned.  More information will be provided at a later date.  The district-wide pre-ACT has been canceled. 

Third quarter report cards were set to be distributed to students on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  The district is planning on mailing report cards to parents. 

Both WMHS and the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles are closed.  WMHS will begin offering proof of enrollment once the main office is reopened. 

WMHS will begin issuing work permits once the main office is reopened.