Messy STEM: Fizzy Shapes & Squishy Soap at Gonzales Library (10-24)

Let’s get messy and have fun learning some science! We will make fizzy shapes and squishy soap at Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:00 PM. You’ll get to bring home your own ball of squishy soap. Call Gonzales at 647-3955 for more information. This program is designed for children […]

St. Amant HS earns third National Award for Athletic Training Program

St. Amant, La. — St. Amant High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for its athletic training program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that have met the recommended standards to improve safety in sports. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of […]

Rosie Revere! Event for Young Engineers at Dutchtown Library (10/26)

Unleash your inner-inventor, just like Rosie Revere!  Come experience the successes and failures inherent to inventing and engineering projects.  Inventors need to arrive at the Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM to participate in the Rosie Revere, Engineer:  Event for Young Engineers.  Discover Rosie’s secret to success, build […]

Enhanced support for teachers seeking Alternate Certifications

Policy Revisions Enable Teaching Candidates to Engage in Co-Teaching, Collaborative Planning, Observation and Feedback BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) on Wednesday revised state policies to enhance the mentoring and support provided to teachers who enter the profession through an alternate certification route. Teachers who are certified in […]

APSB seeking public input for Bluff Ridge Primary and Bluff Middle Attendance Zones

Donaldsonville, La. — The Ascension Parish School Board is asking for public input before deciding the attendance zone for the new Bluff Ridge Primary and Bluff Middle schools scheduled to open in Fall 2020. Parents are encouraged to complete an online survey or attend one of two public meetings: 6 p.m., Oct. 29 at Prairieville Middle […]

Gonzales Middle Students learn how to bake bread

The students in Mrs. Carla Babin’s class had a fun morning learning to make their very own homemade loaves of bread with the help of Kelly Peterson of “Deaux Licious” & her daughter Rhea. They are pictured from left to right: Joshua Sanchez, Neo Morris, Mrs. Kelly Peterson, & Mason Reynard.

Coffee & Crafts at APL (Galvez): DIY Luminarias

Looking for a cheap, easy way to decorate your home for the holidays? Learn how to make your own wax paper luminarias at the Ascension Parish Library in Galvez on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:30pm. We’ll bring nature indoors with these simple, sweet lanterns that emit a lovely diffused light for any holiday table. This […]

Gonzales Middle School students participate in Duke TIP

Each year, a select group of students in the United States are identified as academically gifted based on their exceptional standardized test scores in school and are invited to participate in the TIP program. Only students scoring in the 95th percentile or better on standardized tests qualify.  Participants are then invited to take the above-grade […]

Gonzales Middle Students build wood craft

The students in Mrs Carla Babin’s class pose with Kesha James and Mary Hamilton from Home Depot who came and brought them all wood craft projects (which they helped the children assemble) from the store.They are pictured from left to right: Kesha James, Joshua Sanchez, Lelanie Quezada, Mason Reynard, Scott Verdin, Neo Morris, Kavvin Westley, […]

APL Outreach Vehicle schedule for October

Ascension Parish Library’s Outreach Vehicle keeps on rolling, bringing a wide variety of books, movies, and other materials to a location near you!  Visit our Outreach Vehicle at parks and community centers across the parish.  Come check us out at these locations: Butcher Boy                                      Tuesday, October 15th           9:30 AM-11:30 AM Sorrento Community Center          […]