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St. Mary School Board votes to close Shannon, Hernandez elementaries

St. Mary Association of Educators members Brandan Trahan of Morgan City High, and Sherry Thompson, center, and Esther Hawkins of J.A. Hernandez hold fans showing their support for two elementary schools considered for closure at a special school board meeting Monday at the Central Office Complex. The board later voted to close both schools, M.D. Shannon and Hernandez, as a cost-cutting measure.

The Daily Review/Bill Decker

CENTERVILLE -- By a pair of 7-4 votes Monday, the St. Mary Parish School Board carried through on plans to close M.D. Shannon Elementary in Morgan City and J.A.

Board takes up school closures

J.A. Hernandez in Franklin and M.D. Shannon in Morgan City are being considered for closure as a cost-cutting move for the St. Mary Parish school system. (Banner-Tribune photo)

The St. Mary Parish School Board will meet and vote today on the consolidation plans of J.A. Hernandez and M.D. Shannon elementary schools at the Central Office Complex in Centerville.

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