APL accepting videos for #TalentThursday

If you have a talent and would like to share your talent with others, join the Ascension Parish Library for #TalentThursday.  Whether you are a musician, an artist, or possess some unique abilities, share your talent with the whole community with #TalentThursday.  You can perform solo or in a group.  Videos are currently being accepted […]

Dungeons & Dragons at Galvez branch of library (register now)

Dungeons & Dragons at the Library is a monthly D & D campaign that will meet on the second and third Tuesdays of every month at the Ascension Parish Library in Galvez.  Patrons who attend will be able to create their own characters and play through a custom-made book-themed adventure.  All supplies necessary to the […]

Volunteer Ascension’s 23rd annual School Tools Drive

Volunteer Ascension is hosting School Tools, their annual school supply drive, offering three ways to get involved and support the students of Ascension Parish. “The School Tools drive is a vital annual support of Ascension Public Schools as it provides classroom supplies directly to our schools. Not every student is in a position to afford […]

AG: Recently recalled Child Products

Attorney General Jeff Landry is alerting Louisiana parents and guardians of several child products that have recently been recalled. “I am committed to protecting Louisiana families,” said General Landry. “I encourage all Louisiana parents and guardians to learn about these recalled child products so our State’s children may be safer.” General Landry listed the following […]

Edwards releases $50 million in CARES Act funding for K-12 schools and higher education

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced that $50 million through the CARES Act for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) Fund is now available for K-12 schools and Higher Education.  Approximately $35 million will be made available to the Louisiana Dept. of Education and $15 million to the Board of Regents. “The GEER Funds will […]

APL presents Basics of Backyard Beekeeping

Join the Ascension Parish Library for the Basics of Backyard Beekeeping virtual presentation to be provided on Wednesday, July 22, at 6:00 PM using Zoom.  If you have a desire to begin the hobby of backyard beekeeping or you are curious about what’s involved with keeping bees, join Chairity Waugh to learn all about backyard […]

Sheriff Bobby Webre awards scholarships to local grads

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce four high-school seniors were awarded scholarships that can be used toward the cost of college tuition, fees, or books for the upcoming school year. Cassidy Rosseau, a St. Amant High School graduate, is the recipient of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office $500 scholarship. Darianna Bergeron, a […]

LPB adds educational programming in Bridging the Gap Initiative

School is back in session on LPB weekdays. Teachers, parents, and students can benefit greatly from Louisiana Public Broadcasting’s “Summer Sessions” – airing Monday through Friday from Noon – 5pm beginning July 6 to July 31 on LPB – HD. The education block is a continuation of LPB’s partnership with the Department of Education and […]

LPB/Department of Education to televise High-Quality Math Instruction this summer

In an effort to support continuous learning for all students during the summer months, the Louisiana Department of Education today announced it has expanded its partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) to televise high-quality math instruction on a regular schedule from July 6 to July 31. The instructional programming, designed for all students in kindergarten […]

Dutchtown High’s Carli Francois Named NASSP 2020 State Principal of the Year

Principal Carli Francois of Dutchtown High School has been named the 2020 State Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). NASSP is the leading organization of and voice for middle level and high school principals and other school leaders across the United States. The organization works to shape visionary school […]