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school bus with closed for fall break writing

10/06

Ascension Public Schools officials are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Nate, which is forecasted to strengthen to a hurricane and make landfall over the weekend. At this time, schools will be closed for Fall Break, but offices will be open on Monday.

front entrance of school with sign and logo

10/04

On Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, Southeastern Conference (SEC) football fans will learn about the impact former Donaldsonville High School librarian Michele Macloud had on the life of LSU football player Stephen Sullivan. The video feature will air on the SEC Nation television show as part of the College Football Playoffs Foundation's Extra Yards for Teachers program. Due to Sullivan's nomination of Macloud, DHS teachers will receive $10,000 to buy classroom materials.

crowd of career fair attendees

09/26

Ascension Public Schools will hold its second annual district-wide high school career fair on Nov. 1, 2017 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. Students and parents from Donaldsonville High School, Dutchtown High School, East Ascension High School and St. Amant High School are expected to attend. Businesses and groups wishing to participate should register for a table by Oct. 23, 2017.

Hughes&Duckroost Sponsorship Logo

09/22

The Ascension Parish School Board recently recognized Duckroost Seafood and Hughes Insurance for sponsoring the fall high school football jamboree games this year. As part of the sponsorship, each of the four high schools received a check for $1,000.

Head & shoulders of Latatia Johnson in front of school

09/21

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.

Grey Shirts with Texas and Louisiana

09/07

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.

Beth Templet in front of APSB Banner

09/01

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Beth Templet as Principal of St. Amant High School.

APSB Notification System graphic

08/24

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.

Invitation to SAPS & SAMS Ribbon Cutting with 3 photos of school

08/06

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.