🌱 Mardi Gras + More Schools preparations go to e-learning

Hey, New Orleans! Here’s everything you need to know to get a good start this Friday.


First of all, the weather forecast for the day:

Usually sunny and cooler. High: 57 Low: 49.


Here are the four best stories from New Orleans today:

  1. Despite the current outbreak of COVID, the preparations for Mardi Gras are full steam ahead. Mayor Cantrell announced that the city is guaranteed a carnival this year. (FOX 8 Live WVUE)
  2. Following the current trend, two New Orleans charter schools switched to online-only education due to the increase in COVID cases. (WWNO)
  3. Local author, Maurice ruffin, was revealed as the Grand Marshal of the Krewe of House Floats. (My New Orleans)
  4. the Brotherhood of Thoth to want cut your parade in two to stay Uptown and continue with the tradition. (Messenger of chic neighborhoods)

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Today in New Orleans:

  • Admissions are due for Benjamin Franklin High School. (12h00)
  • Coffee and gratitude with virtual breakfast networking time is today. (8h00)
  • Take part in a virtual event to financially manage the loss of a loved one. (11:30 AM)

From my notebook:

  • New Orleans Department of Health wants you to know that the CDC has expanded its recommendations for COVID-19 vaccine recall plans to include everyone 12 years and over. (Facebook)
  • the New Orleans Family Justice Center is is currently recruiting! (Facebook)
  • Registrations are now open for NOBA’s spring semester 2022 tuition free Early Years and Readiness Program Youth Dance Classes held at NORTH District partner sites across the city of New Orleans! (Facebook)
  • Primary care physicians in New Orleans welcome a free screening lounge and vaccination campaign against COVID-19 on January 8 (WDSU New Orleans)

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You are now in the know and ready to go out this Friday! See you tomorrow for your next update.

Shannon Denney