"It is a privilege to recognize the outstanding teachers and principals in Ascension Parish. This group of educators were selected by their peers for making a difference in the lives of students every single day. Their commitment to excellence in our schools drives the success of our district," said Ascension Public Schools Superintendent David Alexander.
Fifth grade students from four science classes at Galvez Primary, Lake Elementary and St. Amant Primary were surprised with backpacks from Illinois filled with water conservation items and personalized letters.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Nicole Elmore as the Associate Principal and Michael Hilton as the Assistant Principal of Donaldsonville High School. They join Principal Marvin Evans and Assistant Principal Charie Worley.
Ascension Public Schools fiscal policies and financial management have once again been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award is earned by only the top two percent of government agencies in the United States and Canada, and this is the fourth consecutive year Ascension's school district has achieved this recognition.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service has extended its free child nutrition program for flood impacted schools in Ascension Parish through the month of October. This includes the six schools that sustained flood damage and the six schools that are hosting displaced schools.
Preliminary fall enrollment figures show a continued upward trend for Ascension Public Schools despite five school campuses closed due to flood impacts. The unofficial Oct. 1 count is 22,311, an increase of 128 students over 2015.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Daryl Comery as the new principal of Lowery Middle School.
Ascension Public Schools appointed Laura Roussel a Supervisor of Elementary Education and Nicole Grimes a Supervisor of Special Education. Grimes and Roussel were introduced at the Sept. 20 Ascension Parish School Board Meeting.