The 2018-19 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year were honored by the Ascension Parish School Board at its Tuesday night meeting. Awards were given to one teacher from each school plus one teacher and one principal in each division: primary school, middle school and high school.
Ascension Public Schools announces the dates for Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten registration will be April 8-12, 2019. Below are specific dates and times listed by school.
Ascension Public Schools will hold its annual Teacher Career Fair on Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Dutchtown High School. Online registration will open on March 15 for applicants.
Ascension Public Schools launches its eighth annual prom and graduation safety campaign. Through multi-faceted outreach efforts, high school students are encouraged not to use drugs or alcohol while celebrating prom or graduation.
On Tuesday, Mar. 12, Ascension Public Schools will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Bluff Middle School. This is the second of four new schools to be built as part of the $120 million construction bond passed by voters in 2016.
After 29 years working in Ascension Public Schools, Director of Human Resources and former East Ascension High School Principal and Coach Randy Watts is retiring.
East Ascension High School teachers Jaimie McQuarn and Daniel Lambert were recently named as the national Grand Prize winners at the high school level of the Shell Science Lab Challenge, sponsored by Shell and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA).
Over 500 students at St. Amant Middle School will celebrate the importance of breakfast and be recognized by Dairy MAX, the Louisiana No Kid Hungry campaign, and the New Orleans Saints for winning the Fuel Greatness Breakfast Challenge.
Ascension Public Schools' Becky Fritchie, who teaches fifth grade at Spanish Lake Primary, was one of 10 educators nationwide chosen to be a 2019 Space Educator Expedition Crew Member. She attended the Space Exploration Educators Conference this month and will work closely with the center for one year.