Ascension Public Schools announces the appointments of Eve Frederic as an Instructional Supervisor, Brandie Edwards as the Assistant Principal of Bullion Primary School and Caryn Vincent as the Assistant Principal of Duplessis Primary School.
A tornado warning has expired in Ascension Parish and all is safe and secure. Multiple schools sheltered in place this afternoon as a line of strong storms moved through Ascension Parish. Each school has a weather radio and will continue to monitor the weather and exercise safety protocols.
Middle school student-athletes in Ascension Public Schools will have expanded access to professional athletic trainers thanks to a partnership with Lake Urgent Care. An annual donation of $10,000 will allow the school system to hire two additional athletic trainers, bringing the total to four athletic trainers serving eight middle schools.
Ascension Public Schools teacher Becky Fritchie won the prestigious Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year Award for Louisiana, presented by the Civil Air Patrol, the official Auxiliary of the US Air Force. Fritchie, a fifth grade math and science teacher at Spanish Lake Primary (SLP), is now in contention for the Southwest Region version of the award that covers eight states.
The Talented and Gifted (TAG) students at Gonzales Middle School won Honorable Mention in the 2019 Autodesk "Make It Real" Challenge, a makerspace contest to win equipment for a school makerspace. Thanks to a video created by student Anthony Comeaux, Gonzales Middle will receive 10 Chomebooks from Autodesk and Tinkercad.
Middle school students across Ascension Parish will get a special treat on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The Jambalaya Festival Association (JFA) is partnering with Ascension Public Schools Child Nutrition Program to cook award-winning jambalaya that will be served at all eight middle school cafeterias.
The 2018-19 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.
Ascension Public Schools announces the dates for Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten registration will be April 8-12, 2019. Below are specific dates and times listed by school.
Ascension Public Schools will hold its annual Teacher Career Fair on Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Dutchtown High School. Online registration will open on March 15 for applicants.