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In compliance with Gov. John Bel Edwards' directive to close K-12 schools in an effort to halt the spread of coronavirus, Runnels will be closed Monday, March 16 through April 13. Parents and students, please continue to check your email for more information and updates.

Giving Back

An important aspect of a Runnels education is teaching students the value of giving back to the community. Here are just some of the ways our Runnels family has contributed to the community. 

  • Annual Blood Drives with OLOL Blood Mobile  / Sponsors: School Nurses
  • Cajun Classic Wheelchair Tennis Tournament  / Sponsor: Tennis Team
  • Companion Animal Alliance Drives  /  Sponsor: Elementary Library
  • Cookies for Heroes (Police, Fire and EMS)  / Sponsor: Junior Beta
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness  / Sponsor: The Elementary School
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies  /  Sponsor: Elementary Math Department
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure  /  Sponsor: Beta
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation  /  Sponsor: Various Student Clubs
  • Ronald McDonald House: Aluminum Can Tabs Drive / Sponsor: Junior Classic Society
  • Salvation Army Angel Tree Program  / Sponsor: Junior and Senior High School
  • Sock-It-To-Me / Sponsor: Girls on the Run
  • St. Jude's Research Hospital Math-A-Thon  /  Sponsor: Elementary Math Department
  • Thanksgiving Greater Baton Rouge Food Drives /  Sponsors: Preschool and Beta Club
  • Toys for Tots  /  Sponsors: The Elementary School and Beta Club
  • Youth Oasis Children’s Shelter  /  Sponsor: Beta Club