Reopening Safety Guidelines (English | En Español)


Messages for Families 

January 27, 2021: Update on Return to In-Person Learning (English | En Español)

October 2, 2020: Week of 9/28: COVID Weekly Update (English | En Español)

September 28, 2020: COVID-19 Communication From FLS – Update (English | En Español)

September 22, 2020: 2nd Quarter Learning & Transportation Options (English | En Español) – (Now Closed)

September 18, 2020: Return to In-Person Learning Recap Message (English | En Español)

September 15, 2020: Distance Learning to Resume on Wednesday, 9/16 (English | En Español)

September 14, 2020: All FirstLine Schools Closed on Tuesday, 9/15 (English | En Español)

September 13, 2020: Delay to Start of In-Person Learning (English | En Español)

September 11, 2020: Return to In-Person Learning Recap Message (English | En Español)

September 4, 2020: FirstLine Parent Corner Information Sessions 

September 1, 2020: Updated Family Handbook Addendum (English | En Español)

August 31, 2020: Reopening Safety Guidelines (English | En Español)

August 28, 2020: NOLA-PS Announces PK-4 In-Person Instruction Return and FirstLine’s Next Steps

August 17, 2020: 1st Quarter Virtual Learning & Transportation Options (Now Closed)

August 7, 2020: Learning Hubs and Feeding Site Information 

August 1, 2020: Family Handbook Addendum: Back-to-School Phased Plans (English | En Español)

July 22, 2020: Announcement of Distance Learning Plan from CEO, Sabrina Pence


In-Person Learning Support Resources  

FirstLine Schools Interim COVID-19 Return to School Campus Guidelines, Policies, and Procedures (English | En Español)

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

FLS Reopening Safety Guidelines (English | En Español)

Other Resources

Food Distribution:

City of New Orleans COVID-19 Meal Assistance Program (English | En Español)



We understand that each FirstLine family has their own unique needs when it comes to internet access. We are happy to share with you multiple opportunities to access free or reduced-cost internet for limited-income households. You can access all of the options available using the links below:

Cox Communication (En Español)

ATT Internet Access




Mental Health Support:

The Louisiana Department of Health has created a “Keep Calm Through COVID” hotline (1-866-310-7977) so that residents can access free, confidential counseling 24/7. The National Association of School Psychologists has resources for parents on talking with children about COVID-19, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness has a general resource guide as well.

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline is a toll-free, multilingual, confidential crisis support service that connects any U.S. resident in need to a trained crisis counselor; call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746.