UPDATE: Ascension Public Schools will be closing school and administrative offices today, Friday, July 12, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
The following is a statement by Superintendent David Alexander:
Ascension Public Schools is hiring maintenance workers, bus drivers, child nutrition staff and custodians and will hold a Support Workers Job Fair on Thursday, July 11, 2019, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Gonzales Civic Center. The event is open to the public and attendees are encouraged to bring copies of resumes, licenses and job-related certificates.
Ascension Public Schools is holding special registration dates for new English Learner (EL) students this summer. EL students are those who primarily speak a language other than English. EL students planning to attend one of our public schools for the first time in Fall 2019 can register in-person at LeBlanc Special Services in Gonzales on July 10, 17, 24, 29, 30, 31 or Aug. 1, 2.
Ashley Townsend of Oak Grove Primary School, Jennifer Gautreau of Lake Elementary School, and Jessica Wilson of St. Amant High School have all been named regional winners in the Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Samantha Young as Assistant Principal of Oak Grove Primary School. Young will transition to her new position in July.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Jelice Chatman as Assistant Principal of Sorrento Primary School. Chatman, who currently serves as a Master Teacher at G.W. Carver Primary School, will transition to her new position in July.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Bridgett Hudson as Principal of Oak Grove Primary School (OGP). Hudson, who currently serves as Assistant Principal of OGP, will transition to her new position in July 2019 as current Principal Eve Fredric assumes an instructional supervisor position.
The 2019 Support Employees of the Year were recognized by the Ascension Parish School Board at its May 21 meeting. Awards were given to one support employee from each school plus one outstanding employee in each division: primary school, elementary/middle school and high school.