Both campuses of Runnels School will be CLOSED tomorrow, April 18 due to forecasts of enhanced risks of severe weather in the Baton Rouge area. All activities and field trips scheduled for tomorrow have been postponed. With safety as our primary concern, we are closing out of an abundance of caution. We greatly appreciate your understanding and support of this decision.


Brent LaxVarsity Girls Softball Coach

Brent Lax is a native of Baton Rouge. He attended Louisiana Tech University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree. Coach Lax spends his days teaching physical education to Runnels students in grades 2-6.

This is his third year directing the varsity softball team. Coach Lax is also the girls varsity basketball coach and has served as assistant varsity and junior high baseball coach, the junior high softball coach, and the assistant girls varsity basketball coach.

Inspiring words…

"He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing"  -Muhammad Ali

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