GONZALES – Westlake Chemical recently donated a check in the amount of $5,000 to River Parishes Community College to go toward the school’s new state-of-the-art Center for Advanced Technology. River Parishes Community College Chancellor Dr. Dale Doty accepted the check from Westlake Chemical human resources manager Steve Jones.
GONZALES – A pair of freshmen academy buildings with new classrooms for ninth graders joined to the original part of the high school campuses are picking up steam to eventually add 38,000 square feet at both East Ascension and Dutchtown High. Ascension Public Schools instituted the program of freshmen academies at all of its high […]
DONALDSONVILLE – The Ascension Parish School Board as begun awarding low bids for the repairs of damaged schools caused by the flood of 2016 just as more schools have returned to their home campuses in temporary buildings. The board approved a bid of $3.5 million to repair St. Amant Primary School last week and the […]
Gonzales Middle School held its Second Semester Math / Science Family Night on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Teachers led parents and students in problem solving activities and explained to parents what their children are expected to know so that they can support them at home.
For the 18th year in a row, the Louisiana Ammonia Producers and the Louisiana Resource Center for Educators distributed their “Raising Radishes with Amazing Ammonia” experiment kits to teach second graders the importance and benefits of Louisiana’s ammonia industry to our state, nation and world. The kits provide students an opportunity to grow real vegetables […]
Art Show Winners Announced Winning artworks were recognized Sunday, February 26, at River Community Church’s sixth annual children’s community art show. Those receiving ribbons were: Art, ages 5 – 9 group: 1st: “Owl by Moonlight” by Annika Small (acrylic and oil) 2nd: “Unicorn” by Abigail Hoek (acrylic) 3rd: “Flying High” by Eternity Campbell (acrylic) Art, […]
The Louisiana Department of Education today released the names of 21 students selected as regional finalists in the state’s annual Students of the Year competition. The 21 students selected include one 5th, 8th, and 12th grader from each of the state’s seven regions and represent public, non-public, and charter elementary, middle, and high schools across […]
Congratulations to Oak Grove Primary’s Jr. Beta Club members who did a great job representing Oak Grove Primary at State Convention in Lafayette!
On Friday, March 3, 2017, Gonzles Middle School announced the February Bulldog Buck Bonanza Winners. Students earn Bulldog Bucks throughout the month for academics and positive behavior. They use the Bulldog Bucks to buy Golden Tickets weekly for various rewards. At the end of each month, students’ Bulldog Bucks are placed in a drawing to win […]
The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) today announced that G.W. Carver Primary School in Ascension Public Schools, Louisiana, is among six schools from across the country chosen as a finalist for the TAP Founder’s Award, NIET’s highest honor. Created by NIET Chairman and TAP Founder Lowell Milken, the TAP Founder’s Award is presented […]