BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – NBC Local 33 News and Fox 44 News want to help get you ready for the new school year.

Starting this Sunday and continuing all next week, we’ll visit several area school districts as local families get ready for the start of school.

What’s new, what’s improved, and how these districts are working to keep students safe? All the items you need to know before the school bell rings.


Sunday, July 31: Ascension Parish
Monday, August 1: Iberville Parish
Tuesday, August 2: West Baton Rouge Parish
Wednesday, August 3: Livingston Parish
Thursday, August 4: Zachary Community School District
Friday, August 5: West Feliciana Parish
Saturday, August 6: Central Community School District/Diocese of Baton Rouge Catholic Schools

NOTE: Several area school districts chose not to participate.