GONZALES – With the flood of August 2016 entering six Ascension Parish public schools, students were displaced to other schools throughout the parish temporarily as a timeline was developed to return them to their campus and ultimately repair the damaged structures. Another step in the return to normalcy is underway with the work to repair […]
GONZALES – The Ascension Parish School Board Policy Committee approved the 2017-18 School Year Calendar this week. The final calendar is pending approval by the full board in March. Although pending final approval, the calendar is being made available so schools, parents and the community can plan around the major dates. Ascension Public Schools 2017-18 […]
Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (CLAHEC) and Our Lady of the Lake College| A Franciscan University in Baton Rouge recently presented the “CI: Healthcare” program for high achieving high school juniors and seniors. This unique program was a one-day interactive experience that provided students the opportunity to explore nursing and allied health fields. Students […]
How does one continue to grow when achieving? This happens when we challenge our students and engage them in learning. With my grant, I have purchased Albert.io licenses for students to improve their AP test scores and ACT scores. We have also used it for PSAT review. Through this Ascension Fund Grant, I worked to […]
Congratulations to Mr. Luther Richardson, winner of the Gift Basket raffle sponsored by the Gonzales Middle School 8th Grade Washington DC / New York City Group. Accepting the gift card basket prize from GoMS trip sponsor, Ms. Juanita Favorite, is Mr. Richardson’s daughter, Ms. Dana Branch!!
On Thursday, February 16th, 2017, Lakeside Primary Beta Club Members traveled to Lafayette, Louisiana for State Junior Beta Convention. Over 13,000 members were in attendance. Lakeside competitions included: “Spotlight Your Club”, Tower of Power, Songfest, & Academic Testing. Lakeside Primary Beta received 2nd Place for Songfest and 1st Place for “Spotlight Your Club”. This achievement […]
The National Dance Team Championship (NDTC) is held the first weekend in February each year at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL. This year, although plagued by obstacles, the St. Amant High School Gatorettes made their 5th consecutive trip to the NDTC to compete in the medium varsity jazz and hip-hop […]
ST. AMANT – St. Amant High became the first of five schools in the parish that were displaced for six months following the flood of August to return to their home campus this week. It was the largest school displaced and includes 2,000 students who had platooned with Dutchtown High students on their campus since […]
Gonzales Middle School held its annual Junior Beta Sweetheart Dance on February 11, 2017. Teachers nominated students and then students voted for their grade level sweetheart court members. Each grade level had a King, Queen, two Maids and two Dukes.
Students in Ms. Courtney Dumas’s 6th Grade Language Arts classes at Gonzales Middle School raised money over the holiday season to purchase “sweet cases” from the non profit “Together We Rise.” On February 8, 2017, students who donated to the cause stayed after school to decorate the sweet cases. These bags will go to children […]