Vote on Your Favorite Books at Ascension Parish Library

Calling all children and teens in third through twelfth grade! Voice your opinion on your favorite books at the Ascension Parish Library by casting your vote in the Louisiana Young Readers’ Choice Award (LYRC) and Louisiana Teen Readers’ Choice Award (LTRC) contests.  LYRC and LTRC were established by the State Library of Louisiana to find […]

Louisiana Special School District releases Strategic Framework for Public Comment

BATON ROUGE, La. – This week the Special School District (SSD) presented a strategic framework to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) that sets a vision for improving the SSD schools, programs and services offered throughout the state. The presentation kicked off a timeline for receiving public comment through in-person listening sessions and an online survey that […]

Louisiana establishes credentials for Teacher Leadership Roles

BATON ROUGE, La.– The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today established new state credentials for classroom teachers who serve as mentors to aspiring teachers and as curriculum experts within their schools. The credentials, Mentor Teacher and Content Leader Certificates, will count toward requirements to obtain the certificate needed to become an assistant […]

Ascension Public Schools announces 2018-19 Teachers and Principals of the Year

Individual photos of the Teachers and Principals of the Year can be viewed and downloaded at Donaldsonville, La. — Ascension Public Schools announces the Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year for 2018-19. These top educators were selected by their respective school peers. In the spring, all honorees will be recognized at an Ascension Parish […]

2018-2019 Lowery Middle School Football Team

2018-2019 Lowery Middle School Football Team:  Head Coach (at top left) Keith Dickerson; Offensive Coordinator (at top right) Devon Breaux; Defensive Coordinator Courtland Joshua (absent from picture)

Louisiana adopts new accountability system for Alternative Education sites

BATON ROUGE, La. — A committee of the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today approved the adoption of a new accountability system for alternative education schools across the state. The new accountability system will rate these sites based on formulas that better align to their unique mission. Alternative education services intend to […]

EAHS 7th Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser (10/27)

Did you know the average home in the United States has 4 mattresses in it?  I bet you may have one you could replace!  Lucky for you, we have a great option to help! SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27th , 9AM-5PM – Mattress Sale Fundraiser @ EAHS!  We will have a mattress showroom set up at East Ascension High School […]

Special Education Coordinator Mia McDaniel receives State Award for Excellence

Special Education Coordinator Mia McDaniel (center) poses with current and former Ascension colleagues after receiving the Elizabeth Stokes Borel Award for Excellence. Pictured from left: (Front) Mary Bourgeois, Stacey Keller, Alycia Patty, Regina Wetherspoon, Lorie Hebert, Bridget Link, Amy Tullier, Mia McDaniel, Amanda Bullman, Patti Dietrich, Chelsi Daquanno, Sunny Daigle (Back) Ashley Fernandez, Tarina Cheramie, […]

Free Seminar Aids in Starting Your Own Business (Wednesday)

Ascension Parish Library invites all interested persons to attend a free small business seminar, Starting and Financing a Small Business.  It is designed for individuals who want to learn what it takes to start and run a successful small business.  The program will focus on helping participants learn how to determine the feasibility of their […]

Teachers can apply for “tuition-free” college courses

BESE Tuition Program for Teachers to Prioritize Teachers Seeking Certification in STEM Subjects BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Department of Education and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today released the application for the BESE Tuition Program for Teachers, a competitive program that provides funding for selected teachers who enroll in courses at […]