Joseph appointed AP Schools’ Principal of Early College Option

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment Nicole Elmore Joseph is the new Principal of Early College Option. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district — a district that always excels in its employees,” said Ascension Public Schools Assistant Superintendent A. Denise Graves. “Ascension means to rise to the top, and […]

Brent Ramagost named AP Schools Supervisor of Information Systems

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Brent Ramagost is the new Supervisor of Information Systems and Technology. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district — a district that always excels in its employees,” said Ascension Public Schools Assistant Superintendent A. Denise Graves. “Ascension means to rise to the top, […]

Simmons named AP Schools’ Supervisor of Child Welfare

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Robyn Simmons, EdD as the new Supervisor of Child Welfare and Attendance. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district — a district that always excels in its employees,” said Ascension Public Schools Assistant Superintendent A. Denise Graves. “Ascension means to rise to the […]

Associate Principals named for East Ascension HS

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of new district and school leaders.  They include two new Associate Principals at East Ascension High School Kim Uzee and Mary Reenie Laginess. “It is always an honor to recognize new leadership within this district — a district that always excels in its employees,” said Ascension Public Schools Assistant […]

LPB to introduce new Art Education series

New children’s puppet series, Ziggy’s Arts Adventure premieres Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) will premiere a new digital-first children’s educational series, Ziggy’s Arts Adventure, that aims to teach young learners fundamental artistic and academic concepts through the magic of storytelling, puppets, and Louisiana culture. The 9-episode series premieres Monday, August 2 on its YouTube channel and […]

AP Library offering “back to school” workshops (8/14)

Are you looking for ways to help your students with the new school year? On Saturday, August 14, Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales will be conducting two workshops focusing on free online library resources that are perfect for homework help and curriculum planning. These workshops—designed for parents, caretakers, and educators—will give you step-by-step introductions to […]

AP Schools Stronger than Ever

Dear Ascension Public Schools Family, On Thursday we held our annual July Principals Meeting, which is the official kickoff to prepare for a new school year. As we get ready to welcome students back to our campuses, it’s important to acknowledge the strength of our school district. No matter what adversity we have faced — […]

Prairieville’s Tyler Hodges makes Provost’s Honor Roll at University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming lists two students from Louisiana on the 2021 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.  One of them is Tyler Hodges of Prairieville. The Provost’s Honor Roll consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade-point average for the semester. The University of Wyoming […]

JBE encouraging Louisianans to take precautions as COVID cases surge

As COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to surge among unvaccinated Louisianans, Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling upon all Louisianans to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the state by getting their vaccine if they have not yet done so or by helping their family, friends and neighbors get the shot. […]

LDOE receives $4 Billion to accelerate student learning/educator development

Department commits billions of dollars to key priorities through COVID-19 stimulus funds As a result of a global pandemic and a 2020-2021 school year unlike ever before, $4 billion dollars are being infused into the state for PreK – 12 academic recovery efforts. These funds are part of three stimulus recovery packages approved by Congress. […]