Vermilion Parish Schools: Disasters and Tragedies

2000 EMS Fire Hurricane Lili Abbeville High 2005 Hurricane Rita - Henry 2005 Erath Schools Hurricane Rita Hurricane Ike 2008
Maurice Elementary School Fire
  • On February 11, 1981, Maurice Elementary was destroyed by a fire. The present elementary school opened in 1986. (Anyone that has photos can email us!) 

Meaux Elementary Fire

Erath Middle Fire on March 7, 2000 (Erath Middle was relocated to Dozier and Church Buildings)

Hurricane Lili and Abbeville High Damages (October 3, 2002) AHS relocated to the Fruit of the Loom Plant facility)

Hurricane Rita Damages (7 Schools Displaced and/or Closed. Schools damaged were Dozier, EMS, EHS, FIEB, Seventh Ward, Henry and Pecan Island.  AHS, JHW, Indian Bayou and Maurice Elementary housed displaced students and used a platooning system.)

Hurricane Ike in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana (September 13, 2008) (Old Dozier, EMS, EHS, FIEB, Seventh Ward flooded)

Note: Anyone wanting to share past school disaster information or stories can email me @ stacybodin@aol.com or smbodin@vrml.k12.la.us.

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