Help AP Schools choose mascot, colors for Prairieville High School

Ascension Public Schools will construct a new high school in Prairieville following voter approval of the Aug. 25, 2020, school construction bond election. This week, the Ascension Parish School Board Strategic Planning Committee recommended the name Prairieville High School, which will go to the full board for final approval on Oct. 6, 2020. The committee […]

LA families have until September 29 to apply for School Meal benefits missed during 2019-20 closure

Louisiana families have one more week to apply for financial benefits from free and reduced-price school meals missed when schools closed in 2019-20 due to the pandemic. Eligible families who did not apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program in May and June can take advantage of the second application window that will […]

Demonstrate your knowledge of history with “Library Extermination” (September)

The Doctor has landed in Gonzales, Louisiana, right as the library has disappeared! Or was it exterminated? Our library director needs to get the library back, but the TARDIS has a mind of its own. Prove that you know your history as you play the “Library Extermination” escape room and complete the tasks the TARDIS […]

RPCC/RRAAM sponsor Teen Science Cafe

A series of free, fun, out-of-school events where teens get to socialize over food and refreshments and have the opportunity to talk with local scientists and engineers about current cutting-edge ideas in science and technology, all in a relaxed and informal (out-of-school) setting. Teen Science Cafés are for teens, by teens. A core group of Teen […]

Superintendent’s latest on Phase 3 transition

Dear Ascension Public Schools Family, We are excited to be able to begin our transition into Phase 3 guidelines for services to students. These guidelines create new opportunities for us to be able to serve larger groups sizes, transport more students, and allow more extra-curricular activities. Many of these guidelines have been recently updated. In […]

AP Library presents Comic Book Fun!

Let’s celebrate comic books! Come to any of our Ascension Parish Library locations starting Monday, September 21st, and pick up one of our Comic Book Fun packets. Inside you will find the instructions and materials you need to create your very own comic book as well as a TV bingo sheet. Use the bingo sheet […]

18 graduate from DA’s Narcotics Diversion program

District Attorney Ricky Babin is pleased to announce the graduation of eighteen adult defendants from the 23rd Judicial District Attorney Narcotics Diversion Program. These individuals were recognized for their successful completion of the program which was implemented in 2019 to target the needs of non-violent individuals who suffer from drug addiction. This program is funded […]

Ascension Library celebrates 60th Anniversary

During September, the Ascension Parish Library celebrates its 60th Anniversary.  As you know, a library is more than just books.  Over the last 60 years, you have allowed us to be a part of your daily life, helping us in our mission to fulfill the educational, informational, and recreational needs of Ascension Parish citizens.  As […]

AP Schools conducting fundraiser for Calcasieu School Board

Ascension Public Schools is conducting a district-wide fundraiser to support the Calcasieu Parish School Board. Our friends in Southwest Louisiana sustained substantial damage at 97% of its schools from Hurricane Laura. We in Ascension know how hard it is to recover from a natural disaster, and we want to help! Our schools will be communicating about […]

Teacher Preparation Website launched

The Louisiana Department of Education, Louisiana Board of Regents and Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) debuted a new website that will help soon-to-be educators choose the teacher preparation program that fits them best. Prospective educators can now visit to explore teacher preparation programs and pathways to become a teacher. “If we want […]