The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) has appointed 11 educators and district leaders to its Educator Advisory Board for the 2017-18 year, including Ascension Public Schools Instructional Supervisor Latatia Johnson. The members will bring experience from a variety of education settings in urban, rural and suburban areas.
Ascension Public Schools is selling special shirts as a fundraiser for schools in Houston. Click on the link to order online through our four high schools.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Beth Templet as Principal of St. Amant High School.
Ascension Public Schools is monitoring the trajectory of Tropical Storm Harvey, which is predicted to make landfall in Texas this weekend. Nothing at this time indicates that we will close schools or cancel events.
Ascension Public Schools will hold a ribbon cutting for newly restored buildings at St. Amant Primary School (SAPS) and St. Amant Middle School (SAMS). The two schools, which share a campus, were flooded in August 2016, along with Galvez Primary, Galvez MIddle, Lake Elementary and St. Amant High schools. During the ceremony, Ascension will debut its one-year anniversary documentary about the flood.
Ascension Public Schools announces the hiring of Honey Lundin as the new Assistant Principal of Sorrento Primary School.
Ascension Public Schools will hold a ribbon cutting for the new library at Donaldsonville High School this Tuesday at 6 p.m. The $1.5 million project is the last of series of upgrades at DHS from the 2009 bond totaling $3.03 million.
On July 28, St. Amant High Principal Mia Edwards will be honored by the Louisiana Department of Education as a semifinalist for 2018 Louisiana Principal of the Year. This is the fourth year in a row for Ascension Public Schools to have a principal in the running for the state's top honor. Spanish Lake Primary Principal Britton Colon was a semifinalist in 2017, former Gonzales Primary Principal Jaimee Williams was a 2016 finalist and former Pecan Grove Primary Principal Marjorie Meyers was the 2015 state winner.