EAHS earns national award for Athletic Training Program

East Ascension (EA) High School Athletic Trainer Rene Ponsaa (center) teaches student athletic trainers how to properly wrap a wrist. EA won the Safe Sports School award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). Gonzales, La. — East Ascension High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for […]

Team Captains: 2019 Lady Gator State Champs

St. Amant Gator Fans, please focus your attention to field as tonight, St. Amant Principal Beth Templet, Athletic Director David Oliver and St. Amant Fire Chief & Booster Club President James LeBlanc recognize the 2019 Lady Gator Softball State Softball Champions, as tonight’s team captains. These young ladies bought in early and went to work […]

1959 St. Amant Wildcats Football Team recognized

St. Amant Gator Fans, please focus your attention to field as tonight, St. Amant Principal Beth Templet, Athletic Director David Oliver and St. Amant Fire Chief & Booster Club President James LeBlanc recognize the 1959 St. Amant Wildcat Football Team, as they celebrate 60 years together tonight. This team was the St. Amant High School […]

APSO/AP Schools launch “Don’t Stand By; Stand Up!” Campaign

Gonzales, La. — Today, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and Ascension Public Schools launched a collaborative initiative to address acts of unkindness and conflict in schools. The “Don’t Stand By; Stand Up!” campaign focuses on the role of the bystander during acts of conflict and bullying. “The goal of this kindness campaign is to reach the 23,000 […]

Spartan-Gator Shout Out almost here; Your participation welcomed

“Two communities Becoming One In Supporting Our Youth” It’s that time of the year again and football electricity is in the air. The Spartan/Gator Club is gearing up for our Spartan/Gator Tailgate “Shout Out”, on Thursday, November 7, 2019. In addition to the Community Pep Rally, we are hosting the Annual Golf Tournament being held […]

Department seeks applications for Child and Adult Care Food Program Institutions

BATON ROUGE, La.- The Louisiana Department of Education’s Division of Nutrition Support today announced it is seeking applications from eligible institutions interested in administering the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), a federally funded program that provides healthy, affordable meals to both children and adults. The program’s new fiscal year begins Oct. 1, 2019, […]

RPCC to host Nicholls State University Executive MBA Information Session (10/23)

THIBODAUX, La. – Nicholls State University, in collaboration with River Parishes Community College, will be conducting an Executive MBA (EMBA) information session on the campus of RPCC on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, starting at 5:00 p.m. The purpose of this meeting is to acquaint interested working professionals with details about the Nicholls EMBA program and […]

Gonzales Middle School September Bulldog Buck Bonanza Winners

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019, Gonzales Middle School announced the September Bulldog Buck Bonanza Winners. Students earn Bulldog Bucks throughout the month for academics and positive behavior.  They use the Bulldog Bucks to buy Golden Tickets weekly for various rewards.  At the end of each month, students’ Bulldog Bucks are placed in a drawing to win […]

AP Schools encourages School Breakfast Participation with program inspired by famous 1985 Movie

Donaldsonville, La. — During the month of October, Ascension Public Schools will be encouraging students to eat breakfast at school with a fun campaign inspired by the 1985 movie, The Breakfast Club. Posters, flyers, social media posts, and parent messages are just some of the ways the school district will strive to increase breakfast participation. “Research shows that […]

Assistance with Federal Student Aid at Ascension Libraries in October

The U.S. Department of Education provides billions in student financial aid every year for students attending college. But you won’t see a penny of that unless you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  As the name indicates, filling out the application is free, but it can seem daunting. A representative from […]