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Bullion Primary School stage

11/08

The Ascension Parish School Board will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Bullion Primary School on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 at 6 p.m.

2018-19 State Report Card 92.3 A Ascension Public Schools Logo Teacher teaching primary student

11/06

Students in Ascension Public Schools continue to make academic gains as evidenced in today's release of the 2018-19 School Performance Scores (SPS) by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). As a result of these gains, Ascension Parish maintains its "A" rating with a District Performance Score of 92.3 and is the largest school district in the state to earn an "A" rating. Ascension is also the top district in the state for student academic growth with a 101.9 Progress Index for Grades K-12.

Group photo of the 2019-20 Teachers of the Year

11/05

Ascension Public Schools announces the Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year for 2019-20. These top educators were selected by their respective school peers. In the spring, all honorees will be recognized at an Ascension Parish School Board Meeting, where the district will name a top teacher for primary, middle and high school divisions. The district honorees will go on to compete for the state's 2021 Teacher and Principal of the Year selection in the summer.

Counselor Candace Sharper poses in front of a decorated  bookcase

11/04

St. Amant Middle School (SAMS) Counselor Candace Sharper was named the Louisiana School Counselor Association Middle School Counselor of the Year at the 2019 Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA) Annual Conference in New Orleans.

apsb emergency notification graphic

10/29

UPDATE: 11:45 a.m. Dear Parents and Guardians, We have just been informed by city officials that the boil advisory was lifted.

Want a job that makes an impact? TAA logo

10/25

Ascension Public Schools is holding information sessions about its alternative certification program, Teach Ascension Academy (TAA). In its fourth year, TAA trains people with non-educational degrees so that they can teach in Ascension’s primary, middle and high schools.

St. Amant High Sports Medicine Staff Group Photo

10/21

St. Amant High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for its athletic training program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that have met the recommended standards to improve safety in sports. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention, and treatment.

Bluff Middle & Bluff Ridge Primary Attendance Meetings

10/17

The Ascension Parish School Board is asking for public input before deciding the attendance zone for the new Bluff Ridge Primary and Bluff Middle schools scheduled to open in Fall 2020. Parents are encouraged to complete an online survey or attend one of two public meetings: 6 p.m., Oct. 29 at Prairieville Middle or 6 p.m., Oct. 30 at Dutchtown Middle.

EA High School Athletic Trainer Rene Ponsaa teaches student athletic trainers how to wrap a wrist

10/09

East Ascension High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for its athletic training program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that have met the recommended standards to improve safety in sports. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention, and treatment.