Former student Ava Grace Branstetter's Donate Life flag is flying on the campus of Spanish Lake Primary for the month of April to celebrate National Donate Life Month. The six-year-old kindergartner who lost her life in a car accident last May, saved the lives of three people through organ donation.
Dutchtown High School announces the hiring of Guy Mistretta as the new Head Football Coach and Athletic Director. Mistretta will be the second coach in the history of the Griffins program. He will be introduced at the April 18 Ascension Parish School Board meeting and will transition from his current position to Ascension Parish as soon as possible.
Ascension Public Schools will operate normal hours today as heavy rains leave our area. This decision was made in consultation with emergency officials.
Ascension Public Schools is working with emergency officials to monitor the weather forecast for our area. The latest information shows the squall line concentrated north of I-10. Although there is still a chance of severe weather and heavy rain, it is expected to leave our area by 6 a.m. Monday.
Ascension Public Schools launches its 6th 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.
NIET's top honor, created by Lowell Milken, recognizes Carver's efforts to advance educator effectiveness and student learning
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Jeremy Muse as the new principal of Lake Elementary School, the only K-8 school in the district. "Jeremy has been in education for 18 years. We are very honored and privileged to have him in this leadership role, and I know he is going to be a great Lake Lion," said Superintendent David Alexander.
On Mar. 9, Spanish Lake Primary fourth graders Jillian Vickers and twin sister, Aubree, celebrated their tenth birthday, but double-digits was not the only milestone they enjoyed this year. Jillian recently emerged victorious from an eight-month battle with cancer.
The 2016-17 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. The district winners will go on to compete for the 2018 Louisiana Teacher of the Year.