Lakeside Primary 4Hers learn “Tails of Cajun Garden”

Thanks to the funding of a School Impact Grant entitled “Tails of a Cajun Garden” from the Ascension Fund, Lakeside Primary students have begun planting their spring Louisiana garden.  The school garden, known as Antler’s Row, is maintained by the 4H Club, but the entire student body is able to participate in the organizing, maintaining, […]

Ascension’s Becky Fritchie Wins State Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year

Spanish Lake Primary Teacher Becky Fritchie Alexandria, La. — 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 […]

“Critters Down the Bayou” painting demonstration at D’ville Library (4/11)

Critters Down the Bayou, is a children’s picture book authored by Grace Savoie, a former veterinarian and retired first grade teacher.  Alvin Batiste is a world-renown folk artist, who illustrated the book and will give a painting demonstration, after Grace reads their book. This fun event will take place at Ascension Parish Library in Donaldsonville, […]

Gardening in Ascension Parish-Just Keeps Growing! (workshop on 4/9)

The Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association under the direction of the LSU AgCenter will continue to hold workshops during its spring library series with gardening and landscaping tips geared to both novice and advanced gardeners.  The workshops to be hosted by the Ascension Parish Library are: Success in the Shade:  April 9, 6:30 PM, Gonzales […]

Information sought about March 22 accident at Airline Hwy/Germany Rd

We need information from somebody, anybody who saw this accident or was near this area at the time of the accident. We need to know the flow of traffic at the time of the accident. If anyone can tell us if the Neighborhood Walmart has recording cameras or any other businesses around there have recording […]

Anti-Bullying workshop scheduled (May 4)

  Have you ever had concerns about your child being bullied and how they should react? Bullying is detrimental to a child’s self-esteem, affects the entire family, and diminishes the value of their life. This workshop will empower your child with the confidence and tools to stand up for themselves and others who are being bullied! […]

Beware of skewed polls during Election Year

March 30, 2019 by Tom Aswell (Louisiana Voice) You want to know how politicians skew their poll data? A poll commissioned by Candidate A, for example may contain loaded questions like: If you were asked to choose between Candidate A, who believes in the sanctity of life, and Candidate B, who believes in killing babies, would […]

Gonzales Middle students compete in Special Olympics

These six students from Mrs. Carla Babin’s class are all wearing their ribbons for participating in Louisiana’s Capital Area Special Olympics track and field events at Woodlawn High School on March 26, 2019. They are pictured from left to right: Mason Reynard, Neo Morris, Lelanie Quezada, Ta’Ailya Muse, John Burchell, and Scott Verdin

World Champion Jambalaya Cooks to partner with Ascension’s Child Nutrition Program (4/2)

Gonzales, La. – 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. “We are very excited about this collaboration! We can’t wait […]

Science Behind the Magic: Dutchtown Middle at Disney

Geismar, Louisiana, March 28, 2019 – Students in the Science and Robotics Club at Dutchtown Middle School attended a once-in-a-lifetime field trip over the Mardi Gras break with their sponsors Stacy Landry, Stephanie Gaspard, Brooke Todd, and Heath Juneau. Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.”   Through this […]