APSO accepting applications for the Dawn Shivers Memorial Scholarship fund

Sheriff Bobby Webre recently announced that the Dawn Shivers Memorial scholarship will continue to honor one of Ascension Parish Sheriff’s finest. Retired Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley established a scholarship fund for graduating high school seniors in honor of Dawn Shivers, a retired employee of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. Dawn died in May 2013 […]

St. Theresa Middle Students of the Year Winners Announced

Student of the Year is an award given to a 5th and 8th grade student each year.  Each school in the Diocese of Baton Rouge recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in the following areas: leadership, citizenship, academics.  Students who are selected must create a binder to showcase these three areas.  They are also required […]

Solve “Mystery on da Bayou” (APL in February)

What would you do if you were dared to go into an old plantation house?   As the new kid on da bayou, Lizzie wants to see for herself. Especially since rumor has it that the house is haunted. What is she supposed to do when the door is slammed shut and she is locked in?  […]

Department of Education seeks applications for Summer Food Service Program Sponsors

The Louisiana Department of Education’s Division of Nutrition Support is now accepting applications from eligible agencies and organizations to serve as sponsors and program sites for the 2021 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which provides healthy meals to children, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, during the summer months when school is not in session. The […]

RPCC semester begins on Tuesday, 100% virtual classes until February 1

RPCC is looking forward to starting our Spring 2021 Semester on Tuesday, 1/19. To make sure we have a #SafeStart, all RPCC classes will be 100% virtual for the first two weeks. The classes will transition to their normal format on 2/1. Students are encouraged to get tested before they return to campus – but this […]

Teach Ascension Academy accepting applications for Alternative Certification Program

Ascension Public Schools is currently accepting applications for its Teach Ascension Academy (TAA), the district’s alternative certification program. Applications are due by Feb. 1, 2021. “The Teach Ascension Academy provides us with the opportunity to engage our community in supporting our schools. By engaging people from outside education, we provide our kids with many different perspectives […]

APL: Using Google Search and Maps virtual workshop(1/26)

The Ascension Parish Library is partnering with Grow with Google to help our community learn digital skills with a free #GrowWithGoogle virtual workshop, Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps, on Tuesday, January 26, at 1:00 PM. Grab your lunch and join us for this Grow with Google Lunch and Learn session to […]

APL’s Beginning Crochet – Let’s Make a Scarf

Looking to stay fashionably warm, this winter?  Beginning Thursday, January 21st, on the Library’s YouTube channel, YouTube.MYAPL.org. a workshop will show you how to crochet a scarf using the easy crochet pattern in single crochet.  It’s sure to be both fun and challenging for the experienced and novices, alike.  Materials will be provided at all […]

Ascension Fund accepting Grant Applications for 2021-2022 School Year

In an effort to continue their mission to reward and inspire excellence in education, The Ascension Fund is now accepting grant applications for the upcoming school year. All educators within the Ascension Public Schools are encouraged to apply.  The grants are open to all fields of study with the intent to support innovative and creative […]

Three Ascension Parish deputies recently graduated from the CARTA academy

Ascension Parish Deputies Joseph Babineaux, Brady Thibeau, and and Eric Martin recently graduated from the Capital Area Regional Training Academy (CARTA). However, due to covid, a graduation was not held. “Although a graduation was not held these several weeks of hard work and resulted in all of these deputies attaining their POST certification,” said Sheriff […]