Public Comment period for K-12 Social Studies Standards extended

The public comment on the revised K-12 social studies standards has been extended. All stakeholders are encouraged to comment on individual standards using the online form throughout the months of October and November. The full draft of standards is available at https://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/academic-standards/09-23-2021—draft-louisiana-social-studies-standards.pdf?sfvrsn=51eb6418_2. Questions about how to complete this form? Please read the Public Comment – […]

The ARC of East Ascension to hold Trunk or Treat on October 28

The ARC of East Ascension is hosting a Drive Thru TRUNK OR TREAT on Thursday, October 28 from 6-8:00 p.m.  Join The ARC at its headquarters, 1122 S East Ascension Complex Blvd (east side of Purpera Road in Gonzales) to support the worthiest of causes. Need info?  Contact Sharon Morris at (225) 955-4683 or (225) […]

Honeywell Chemical Facility donates school supplies to Ascension/Iberville

Recently the employees at the Honeywell Geismar Facility donated much needed school supplies to both Ascension & Iberville school systems and Volunteer Ascension. We cannot to continue to thank Honeywell and our Chemical Partners enough for the continued donations they give our school systems, stated Industrial CAER Chairman Chief James E. LeBlanc. School supplies including […]

Grow with Google: Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks – Virtual (10/26)

Learn how to manage work and life tasks more effectively using Google tools. Whether you want to build a budget, create a meeting agenda, or organize your priorities, these best practices will boost your productivity. Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks is brought to you by Ascension Parish Library and co-sponsored by a Libraries Lead with […]

APSO’s Boo & the Badge scheduled for October 31 at the Wag Center

APSO’s annual Halloween event, Boo & the Badge is scheduled for October 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.  All are invited to the Wag Center; 1201 Maginnis Street in Donaldsonville for an evening of Music, Food & Fun!!! For more information on how to become a vendor or how to contribute, please call Lt. Mike Brooks @ […]

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 […]

Edmonston applauds Superintendent Brumley’s quarantine policy

Superintendent Cade Brumley has instituted a policy for local school districts to allow parents the option to decide whether their child should be quarantined after having contact with a COVID positive person.  Interruptions in educational instruction due to the policies instituted by outside agencies has wreaked havoc on our schools.  Children have been unnecessarily harmed […]