APL providing Adult Literacy Program

The Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales and Donaldsonville recently trained a group of volunteer literacy tutors to help adults in Ascension Parish improve their reading and writing skills. Tutors learned about topics such as instructional techniques, goal setting, lesson planning, and foundational literacy concepts. Volunteer literacy tutors help the Ascension Parish Library Adult Literacy Program […]

APL’s free Small Business seminar (2/20)

Ascension Parish Library invites all interested persons to attend a free small business seminar, Starting and Financing a Small Business.  It is designed for individuals who want to learn what it takes to start and run a successful small business.  The program will focus on helping participants learn how to determine the feasibility of their […]

Public Forums scheduled for School Board tax renewal (EA-Monday/Dutchtown-Wednesday)

Donaldsonville, LA. – Ascension Public Schools will hold public forums for the next two weeks about the March 30 tax renewal election. The forums are divided by high school feeder systems. Parents and employees from all schools plus the general public are encouraged to attend.  WHAT: Public Forums about the March 30 Tax Renewal Election WHEN AND WHERE: […]

Ascension Libraries coming to location near you

We’re on the road! With regular visits to a location near you, we’re expanding our services and extending our reach to provide books and other library services to those who may not be able to travel to our branch libraries. Look for us at these locations!* Sorrento Community Center-Wednesday, February 20 from 2:30-4:30 PM Lemanville […]

Girl Scout Resident Camp registration now open

There is only one way to prepare a girl for the best summer ever and it starts with Girl Scout Resident Camp. Girl Scouts Louisiana East (GSLE) offers girls, in grades 1-12, a variety of resident camp sessions at two camps to live their best life this summer. “Girl Scout Resident Camp life is like […]

St. Amant HS presents Annie [February 26-March 1]

Annie will be the first musical performed on the new stage, so please join us for this historical event! This show will run from February 26th-March 1st at 7:00pm in the St. Amant High School Commons.  Tickets for reserved seats, ranging from $15.00-$25.00, are on sale NOW! These tickets are limited and will be sold on a […]

APSO now accepting applications for the Dawn Shivers Memorial Scholarship

Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre announced that the scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in honor of Dawn Shivers, a retired employee of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office are now available. Dawn passed away in May 2013 fighting a long battle with cancer. Dawn was diagnosed on August 19, 2009 with bone cancer. Dawn […]

Sheriff’s Scholarship Program underway

Sheriff Bobby Webre announced that the Louisiana Sheriff’s Scholarship Program will award scholarships providing assistance to worthy Louisiana students in furthering their education and training with resources made available through the Louisiana Sheriff’s Honorary Membership Program. Scholarships of a maximum of $500 each will be awarded to graduating high school students from each parish where […]

MOVING ON OUT: Ascension Fund School Impact Grant

Prairieville, Louisiana, February 1, 2019 – Who says that a classroom should have four walls and a roof? At Prairieville Primary, students have moved out of their classrooms and show that learning doesn’t have to stay inside. The goal of Moving on Out is to provide our Cardinals with more room to engage in problem-solving […]

Over 600 HS students participate in annual Career Fair

Gonzales, LA. – Over 600 juniors and seniors from Donaldsonville High, Dutchtown High, East Ascension High and St. Amant High schools attended the third annual district high school career fair held at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center on Jan. 29, 2019. The students had opportunities to meet with 134 different businesses and potential employers in the fields of business; law and […]