Students/Teachers to access AP Library resources with Education e-Cards

Ascension Parish Library and Ascension Parish Schools have partnered to provide all students and teachers with eCards based on their school-issued ID numbers. These Student and Teacher eCards will automatically provide 24/7, year-round access to all of the digital resources the library has to offer. How it works: Your Student/Teacher eCard number combines myapl and […]

APs Superintendent’s message as new year School Year nearing

Dear Ascension Public Schools Family, As it always seems, the summer has flown by, and we are preparing to welcome our students to the first day of a new school year. It is always an honor and a pleasure to work with the families of Ascension Public Schools as we embrace the common goal of […]

Superintendent cites “in-person learning” for LA students’ improved test scores

Scores up three points in math and ELA for students in grades 3-8, eighty percent of school systems improve mastery rates The Louisiana Department of Education released 2021-22 LEAP scores today that show strong student growth across a wide range of grade levels and school systems. Mastery rates for students in grades 3-8 improved three […]

West bank Early Childhood Education interim facility to open in January

The Finance Committee of Ascension’s Parish Council recently recommended approval of five items in furtherance of an Early Childhood Education program to be housed, ultimately, at the Hickley M. Waguespack Center in Donaldsonville.  The WAG Center, named for a former sheriff, was established by APSO in 2016 on the former grounds of West Ascension Elementary […]

AP and School Board join forces for road improvement at new high school

Appearing on Thursday’s meeting agenda of Ascension’s Parish Council, two Cooperative Endeavor Agreements (CEA) envision joint ventures of AP Government and the School Board to make road improvements at two high schools.  Prairieville High School set to come online in 2024, $6,771,300 worth of improvements in the Parker Road and Parish Hwy 929 corridor are […]

Wade Schexnaydre announces candidacy for School Board, District 7A

My name is Wade Schexnaydre and I want to represent you on the Ascension Parish School Board, District 7A. As a lifelong resident, I understand the importance of a quality public education, the kind of education we have been blessed to enjoy here in Ascension. Our families have prospered, and our community has thrived, in […]

Momentous School Board election as new attendance zones required next year

As Ascension Parish School Board elections go, the one scheduled for November 8 is as momentous as any.  That is because of the new high school under construction in Prairieville, on Hwy 929 and Parker Road.  Anticipated to open in the fall of 2024, the 320,000 square-foot campus will include classrooms for 2,000 students…and it […]

Edmonston: No Covid Shot Mandate for School-Aged Children

Thirteen other Louisiana House Republicans have joined Representative Edmonston in a letter to State Superintendent Cade Brumley to address the FDA Authorization of Covid shots for students. The recent FDA authorization for 5–11 year olds to receive the Covid shot is under emergency use  as an experimental drug. A drug under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) […]

St. Amant library/community center (on piers) envisioned multi-agency effort

Nearly a decade ago Ascension’s Library Board acquired 13,+ acres for a fifth branch, along Hwy 431 (between Cannon and Bayou Narcisse roads) in St. Amant.  Subsequently, much of St. Amant was devastated by the Flood of August 2016 which rendered St. Amant Park (which had been renamed to honor Roger Clouatre) unfit for its […]