AP Government/School Board Surplus Liquidation Auction (today)

SURPLUS LIQUIDATION AUCTION ABSOLUTE AUCTION NO RESERVES FOR Ascension Parish Government Ascension Parish School Board Location:  300 Houmas St, Donaldsonville, Louisiana When: Saturday December 3, 2022 9:30 AM Sharp (Rain or Shine) Inspection on Friday December 2, 2022 9:30AM-3.00PM Partial Listing of Items Surplus Shelving, Furniture, Shopping Carts Miscellaneous items Auction by Kunstler Auctioneers 4150 […]

Louisiana shows improvement on Fall Reading Report

Students in grades 1-3 grow for second consecutive year, kindergarten scores dip The Louisiana Department of Education released its Fall 2022 Reading Report today that shows how public school students in grades K-3 scored on a literacy screener given during the first 30 days of the current school year. Louisiana’s overall score improved and students in grades […]

Ascension’s Lisa Lavigne is the Louisiana Educational Diagnostician of the Year

Pictured from left: Special Education Director Lynn Hathaway, Educational Diagnostician Lisa Lavigne, and Superintendent David Alexander. Donaldsonville, La. — The Louisiana Association of Educational Diagnosticians (LA-ED) selected Ascension Public Schools employee Lisa Lavigne as the 2022-23 Educational Diagnostician of the Year, also known as the Merry Jane Bourgeois Award. “We are always so proud of and for […]

APL offers Grow with Google webinar to Launch Your Business (12/6)

Are you a small business owner that’s not sure how to reach their customers? This virtual workshop led by a Google-supported trainer can help. Customer-focused marketing strategies can take your business to the next level. This is your opportunity to learn how to create a compelling brand, define your audience, and build customer loyalty and […]

Shelley Farmer appointed Principal of Galvez Middle School

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Shelley Farmer as the Principal of Galvez Middle School. “We are so excited that Shelley Farmer is serving in this new leadership role and believe she is going to do phenomenal things for the Galvez Middle Pirates,” said Ascension Public Schools Superintendent David Alexander. Born and raised in […]

Galvez Library/CARA’s House hosting Cozy Cat Café (Saturday)

Are you kitten me?! You’ll be feline good at Ascension Parish Library’s cozy cat café in Galvez on Saturday, December 3 from 8:30am – 12:30pm. Work on a cat-themed puzzle or make a cat toy to take home. Snack, sip, read, and relax with a cat or kitten from Cara’s House-Ascension Parish Animal Shelter. Help […]

Coastal Restoration community meeting at Clarion Inn (Wednesday)

YOU’RE INVITED: Join Restore the Mississippi River Delta, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, and community partners for a community conversation ahead of the 2023 Coastal Master Plan’s release. The meetings will allow communities to engage with the Coastal Master Plan team on various topics. Grab your seat for Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 6-8 p.m […]

LPB presents Encore of Cinema Francais

 Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) announces the encore broadcast showing of our limited-series, e – a late night exploration of classic French films. Audiences can tune-in statewide on LPB and on WLAE in New Orleans beginning Sunday, November 20 at 10:00 PM. The series features six films broadcast in their native French with English subtitles available. […]

Ascension Schools earn A-rating

Dear Ascension Public Schools Family, The Louisiana Department of Education released statewide district and school performance data for the 2021-22 school year. This academic performance data does not define us, but it does give us insight into the hard work of our students and all those who support them from teachers, staff, and school building […]

Louisiana School performance returns to pre-pandemic levels

The Louisiana Department of Education today released 2021-22 school performance scores for the state’s public K-12 schools and systems. These results signal a continued academic recovery for students following unprecedented school disruptions caused by the pandemic and numerous hurricanes. Scores released today show that Louisiana’s statewide school performance score is now the same as before […]