Ascension’s Becky Fritchie Wins State Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year

Spanish Lake Primary Teacher Becky Fritchie Alexandria, La. — Ascension Public Schools teacher Becky Fritchie won the prestigious Aerospace Education Teacher of the Year Award for Louisiana, presented by the Civil Air Patrol, the official Auxiliary of the US Air Force. Fritchie, a fifth grade math and science teacher at Spanish Lake Primary (SLP), is now […]

Gonzales Middle School wins Honorable Mention in National Autodesk Competition

GONZALES MIDDLE SCHOOL TALENTED & GIFTED CLASS From left: Director of Middle Schools Edith Walker, TAG teacher Aimee Perrodin, Alania Roberts, Sarah Wraight, Taylor Chmurka, Carmyn Robinson, Isabelle Olivier, Gonzales Middle School Principal Lori Charlet, RaeKwon Keys, Brooklyn Battle, Madeline Pittman, Anne Albarado, Anthony Comeaux, Director of Special Education Lynn Hathaway and Superintendent David Alexander […]

Gardening in Ascension Parish-Just Keeps Growing! (workshop on 4/9)

The Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association under the direction of the LSU AgCenter will continue to hold workshops during its spring library series with gardening and landscaping tips geared to both novice and advanced gardeners.  The workshops to be hosted by the Ascension Parish Library are: Success in the Shade:  April 9, 6:30 PM, Gonzales […]

GMS Bulldog Bonanza Buck winners for March

On Friday, March 29, 2019, Gonzales Middle School announced the March 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 […]

Anti-Bullying workshop scheduled (May 4)

  Have you ever had concerns about your child being bullied and how they should react? Bullying is detrimental to a child’s self-esteem, affects the entire family, and diminishes the value of their life. This workshop will empower your child with the confidence and tools to stand up for themselves and others who are being bullied! […]

Gonzales Middle students compete in Special Olympics

These six students from Mrs. Carla Babin’s class are all wearing their ribbons for participating in Louisiana’s Capital Area Special Olympics track and field events at Woodlawn High School on March 26, 2019. They are pictured from left to right: Mason Reynard, Neo Morris, Lelanie Quezada, Ta’Ailya Muse, John Burchell, and Scott Verdin

World Champion Jambalaya Cooks to partner with Ascension’s Child Nutrition Program (4/2)

Gonzales, La. – Middle school students across Ascension Parish will get a special treat on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. The Jambalaya Festival Association (JFA) is partnering with Ascension Public Schools Child Nutrition Program to cook award-winning jambalaya that will be served at all eight middle school cafeterias. “We are very excited about this collaboration! We can’t wait […]

Science Behind the Magic: Dutchtown Middle at Disney

Geismar, Louisiana, March 28, 2019 – Students in the Science and Robotics Club at Dutchtown Middle School attended a once-in-a-lifetime field trip over the Mardi Gras break with their sponsors Stacy Landry, Stephanie Gaspard, Brooke Todd, and Heath Juneau. Walt Disney once said, “Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.”   Through this […]

Gonzales Middle School students make Easter Projects

These Mighty Bulldogs in Ms. Carla Babin’s class are showing off their handy work. Each of them made several wooden Easter Bunnies for friends and family. This project was made possible by a donation of paint and wood from the Home Depot in Gonzales. The students are from left to right: Scott Verdin, Ta’Ailya Muse, […]

Louisiana ranks No. 2 in applying for Federal Student Aid

BATON ROUGE, La. — With fewer than 100 days until the July 1 priority deadline, Louisiana ranks No.2 in the nation for the number of students completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), according to a recent report by the National College Access Network (NCAN). Last year at this time, Louisiana ranked No.8 […]