Superintendent Update

March 5, 2018

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Community Forum - Beau Chene

Wednesday, March 7th, 6pm

7076 Louisiana 93

Arnaudville, LA

North Central High School Boys’ Basketball Team State Semi-Final Round Playoff Game

Tuesday, March 6th, 1:15pm

7001 Gulf Highway

Lake Charles, LA

Congratulations to the North Central High School Boys’ Basketball Team and Coach, Apphia Jordan, for advancing to the state semi-final round by beating Haynesville in the LHSAA Playoffs.


The semi final game will be played in Lake Charles, Louisiana at Burton Coliseum on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 1:15 PM.

GO HURRICANES !!!

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CANKTON ELEMENTARY

Mrs. Byrom’s first-grade class celebrated Read Across America Week by inviting various guest readers to share their favorite Dr. Seuss books. Two of the classroom visitors were Mr. Limoges, principal, who read Green Eggs and Ham and Mr. Whaley, assistant principal, who read One Fish, Two Fish. Red Fish, Blue Fish.

Mrs. Byrom’s first-grade class celebrated Read Across America Week by inviting various guest readers to share their favorite Dr. Seuss books. Two of the classroom visitors were Mr. Limoges, principal, who read Green Eggs and Ham and Mr. Whaley, assistant principal, who read One Fish, Two Fish. Red Fish, Blue Fish.
Mrs. Byrom’s first-grade class celebrated Read Across America Week by inviting various guest readers to share their favorite Dr. Seuss books. Two of the classroom visitors were Mr. Limoges, principal, who read Green Eggs and Ham and Mr. Whaley, assistant principal, who read One Fish, Two Fish. Red Fish, Blue Fish.

EAST ELEMENTARY

East Elementary Celebrates Black History Month

East Elementary Celebrates Black History Month
East Elementary Celebrates Black History Month

EUNICE ELEMENTARY

Eunice Elementary recognized its Math Cats who excelled in math the previous week. Darrien White, Ethan Oliver, Layla Andrepont, Weston Dubroc, Shaniyah Jones, Ava Grace Brown and Ashton Pedigo

Eunice Elementary recognized its Math Cats who excelled in math the previous week. Darrien White, Ethan Oliver, Layla Andrepont, Weston Dubroc, Shaniyah Jones, Ava Grace Brown and Ashton Pedigo

At Eunice Elementary's flag pole ceremony, students were honored for their hard work in Accelerated Reading. Pictured in no particular order are Jah'naya Marshall, Addison Prejean, Kinzley Lejeune, Valerie Daigle, Juliana Godeau, Ian Rico, Gabe Collins, Kylie Rineheart, Christiana Jone Paul Guillory and "
Hayzen Eaves.

At Eunice Elementary's flag pole ceremony, students were honored for their hard work in Accelerated Reading. Pictured in no particular order are Jah'naya Marshall, Addison Prejean, Kinzley Lejeune, Valerie Daigle, Juliana Godeau, Ian Rico, Gabe Collins, Kylie Rineheart, Christiana Jone Paul Guillory and " Hayzen Eaves.

EUNICE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

​The EJHS Beta Club attended the Jr. Beta Convention at the Cajun Dome on Thursday, February 22nd.

​The EJHS Beta Club attended the Jr. Beta Convention at the Cajun Dome on Thursday, February 22nd.

GLENDALE ELEMENTARY

Glendale students were honored for being February Students of the Month. Pictured in random order are Gabriel Andrepont, Cailee Guillory, Nathan Comeaux, Joshua Buxton, Madisyn Aucoin, B’Laisyn Fontenot, Hayden Meche, Gracie Fulford, Karson Boone, Owen Thibodeaux, Allie Olivier, Harley Matte, Mimi jack, Hailey Thomas, Kelsie Gaspard, J’Layah Janice. Not pictured is Harley Miller.

Glendale students were honored for being February Students of the Month. Pictured in random order are Gabriel Andrepont, Cailee Guillory, Nathan Comeaux, Joshua Buxton, Madisyn Aucoin, B’Laisyn Fontenot, Hayden Meche, Gracie Fulford, Karson Boone, Owen Thibodeaux, Allie Olivier, Harley Matte, Mimi jack, Hailey Thomas, Kelsie Gaspard, J’Layah Janice. Not pictured is Harley Miller.

Third-grade student, Woody Bergeron, recently visited Ms. Manuel’s 1st-grade class and gave an oral presentation on the Acadians.

Third-grade student, Woody Bergeron, recently visited Ms. Manuel’s 1st-grade class and gave an oral presentation on the Acadians.

HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration at Highland

ULL Students came to Ms. Perkins’ Kindergarten class to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday (Read Across America).
They read Dr. Seuss books and also did fun activities for each book.

Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration at Highland  ULL Students came to Ms. Perkins’ Kindergarten class to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday (Read Across America). They read Dr. Seuss books and also did fun activities for each book.
Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration at Highland  ULL Students came to Ms. Perkins’ Kindergarten class to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday (Read Across America). They read Dr. Seuss books and also did fun activities for each book.
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Dr. Seuss' Birthday Celebration at Highland  ULL Students came to Ms. Perkins’ Kindergarten class to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday (Read Across America). They read Dr. Seuss books and also did fun activities for each book.
Highland's Black History Month Poster Contest
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Highland's Black History Month Poster Contest
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Highland's Black History Freedom Walk
Highland's Black History Freedom Walk
Highland's Black History Freedom Walk

Ms. Perkins' Kindergarten Class at Highland has been learning about President’s Day in Social Studies. So, to mark the occasion, they made a George Washington craft!

KROTZ SPRINGS ELEMENTARY


Congratulations to Taylor Robinson who placed 4th in Speech Division II at Jr. Beta State Competition that was held on 2/21 – 2/23.

 Congratulations to Taylor Robinson who placed 4th in Speech Division II at Jr. Beta State Competition that was held on 2/21 – 2/23.

MACA

Tuskegee Airman Charles Chenier was the guest of honor at MACA’s black history program, held on February 1. He is the last surviving Tuskegee Airman veteran in the state of Louisiana. Our students and faculty were honored to hear his story.

Tuskegee Airman Charles Chenier was the guest of honor at MACA’s black history program, held on February 1. He is the last surviving Tuskegee Airman veteran in the state of Louisiana. Our students and faculty were honored to hear his story.
MACA APPLICATION DEADLINE - April 24, 2018

NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

Sophomore Mr. Tafari Dixon was selected by his teacher, Ms. Heather D. Bob, to represent North Central High School in the Black History Quiz Bowl that was sponsored by the St. Landry Parish Retire Educators Association. Mr. Dixon won 1st place in the high school division.
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Black History Month door decorating contest held at North Central High School.

NORTH ELEMENTARY

North Elementary had an extraordinary celebration of African Americans in S.T.E.A.M.

North Elementary had an extraordinary celebration of African Americans in S.T.E.A.M.
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North Elementary had an extraordinary celebration of African Americans in S.T.E.A.M.
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North Elementary had an extraordinary celebration of African Americans in S.T.E.A.M.
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North Elementary had an extraordinary celebration of African Americans in S.T.E.A.M.
North Elementary had an extraordinary celebration of African Americans in S.T.E.A.M.

OPELOUSAS HIGH SCHOOL

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OHS Academic Rally Team 2018 at LSUE

On Saturday, February 24, 2018, thirty-one students from Opelousas High School competed at the District Literary Rally at LSUE. Below is a list of the categories and the student who competed and the UNOFFICIAL results of student placement. Congratulations to all who competed and those students placing first, second and third will move on to compete in the State Rally at LSU on April 21st.

First Place

BCA Christian Carter

English II Lydia Venable

English IV Kassidy Stanford

Journalism I Natalie Hidalgo

Nutrition and Food Jacob Adams

Fine Arts Survey Chandler Stephens

French II Taylor Gauthier

Spanish II Bridget Melancon

Health Destiny Andrus

Calculus Olivia Adams

Environmental Science Quoashae Leday

Government Aaron Jackson

Second Place

Financial Math Bryce Lemon

Biology II Jonathan Weeks

Third Place

Spanish I Courtney Lafontaine

Advanced Math-Pre-Calculus Destiny Lewis

Chemistry Andie Reuther

Civics Nadia Tucker

World Geography Eddie Ramirez

Fourth Place

IBCA Camryn Broussard

English III Keenan Lamb

French I Claire Pitre

Advanced Math-Functions & Statistics Essence Savoy

Biology Avery Artigue

Physical Science Daaim Cummings

Physics Eric Wilson

Fifth Place

Algebra I Hayden Miller

Algebra II SueAnn Skipper

Geometry Amy Ellis

World History Ahraf Swati

OHS Academic Rally Team 2018 at LSUE  On Saturday, February 24, 2018, thirty-one students from Opelousas High School competed at the District Literary Rally at LSUE. Below is a list of the categories and the student who competed and the UNOFFICIAL results of student placement. Congratulations to all who competed and those students placing first, second and third will move on to compete in the State Rally at LSU on April 21st.  First Place  BCA Christian Carter  English II Lydia Venable  English IV Kassidy Stanford  Journalism I Natalie Hidalgo  Nutrition and Food Jacob Adams  Fine Arts Survey Chandler Stephens  French II Taylor Gauthier  Spanish II Bridget Melancon  Health Destiny Andrus  Calculus Olivia Adams  Environmental Science Quoashae Leday  Government Aaron Jackson  Second Place  Financial Math Bryce Lemon  Biology II Jonathan Weeks  Third Place  Spanish I Courtney Lafontaine  Advanced Math-Pre-Calculus Destiny Lewis  Chemistry Andie Reuther  Civics Nadia Tucker  World Geography Eddie Ramirez  Fourth Place  IBCA Camryn Broussard  English III Keenan Lamb  French I Claire Pitre  Advanced Math-Functions & Statistics Essence Savoy  Biology Avery Artigue  Physical Science Daaim Cummings  Physics Eric Wilson  Fifth Place  Algebra I Hayden Miller  Algebra II SueAnn Skipper  Geometry Amy Ellis  World History Ahraf Swati

Opelousas High School students win at the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair. After qualifying in several vigorous rounds of competition at the school level, parish level and regional level, Olivia Adams and Abigail LaHaye won Second Place in Political Science for their project “Dreamers for DACA”; and in Sociology-Ahraf Swati and Taylor Guillory placed First for “Salem Witch Hunts in Modern Society.” Congratulations to these talented students!​

Opelousas High School students win at the Louisiana State Social Studies Fair. After qualifying in several vigorous rounds of competition at the school level, parish level and regional level, Olivia Adams and Abigail LaHaye won Second Place in Political Science for their project “Dreamers for DACA”; and in Sociology-Ahraf Swati and Taylor Guillory placed First for “Salem Witch Hunts in Modern Society.” Congratulations to these talented students!​

Opelousas High School students Olivia Adams, Aaron Jackson, and Ahraf Swati have joined a select group of student-athletes as members of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Girls and Boys (respectively) All-Academic 4.00 Scholar Teams. Olivia, Aaron, and Ahraf have earned this place by maintaining a 4.0 or higher with participating in a rigorous soccer program. As recipients of the 2017-2018 Academic Composite Soccer Teams, the students were honored during the halftime of the State Championship Soccer Game at the ULL Ragin’ Cajun Soccer Field in Lafayette, Louisiana on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

Opelousas High School students Olivia Adams, Aaron Jackson, and Ahraf Swati have joined a select group of student-athletes as members of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) Girls and Boys (respectively) All-Academic 4.00 Scholar Teams. Olivia, Aaron, and Ahraf have earned this place by maintaining a 4.0 or higher with participating in a rigorous soccer program. As recipients of the 2017-2018 Academic Composite Soccer Teams, the students were honored during the halftime of the State Championship Soccer Game at the ULL Ragin’ Cajun Soccer Field in Lafayette, Louisiana on Wednesday, February 21, 2018.

PARK VISTA ELEMENTARY

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Park Vista Elementary Black History Program
Park Vista Elementary Black History Program
Park Vista Elementary Black History Program
Park Vista Elementary Black History Program
Park Vista Elementary Black History Program
Park Vista Elementary GETS VISIT FROM MR. RAYMOND CASSIMERE
MRS. Shaheen, Educator at Park Vista prepares her students for college and careers.
Park Vista Elementary Beta Club

PORT BARRE ELEMENTARY

Port Barre Elementary held Math and Science Night on Feb. 27, 2018. Parents and students engaged in content aligned math and science skills that required critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and communication to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to crack the code to “Breakout”. Upon cracking the code and unlocking the box, each student received a set of math flash cards.

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Port Barre Elementary held Math and Science Night on Feb. 27, 2018. Parents and students engaged in content aligned math and science skills that required critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and communication to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to crack the code to “Breakout”. Upon cracking the code and unlocking the box, each student received a set of math flash cards.
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Port Barre Elementary held Math and Science Night on Feb. 27, 2018. Parents and students engaged in content aligned math and science skills that required critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, and communication to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to crack the code to “Breakout”. Upon cracking the code and unlocking the box, each student received a set of math flash cards.

PORT BARRE HIGH SCHOOL

Congratulations to the 7 students who participated in the Regional Science Fair this past Saturday, February 23rd. Jackie Lahman placed second in the Physics and Astronomy Category and Taylor Bourgeois placed first in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Category. Taylor also placed second OVERALL in the Junior Division of the Regional Science Fair. Thank you all, for representing our school this weekend!!

Congratulations to the 7 students who participated in the Regional Science Fair this past Saturday, February 23rd. Jackie Lahman placed second in the Physics and Astronomy Category and Taylor Bourgeois placed first in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Category. Taylor also placed second OVERALL in the Junior Division of the Regional Science Fair. Thank you all, for representing our school this weekend!!

SUNSET MIDDLE SCHOOL

Sunset Middle School students participated in the Black History Quiz Bowl sponsored by the St. Landry Parish Retired Educators Association. Nigel Poole, Ava Harris, and Marissa Howard are pictured at the event held on Saturday, February 24th. Nigel Poole placed 3rd in the Jr. High Division.
Sunset Middle School students participated in the Black History Quiz Bowl sponsored by the St. Landry Parish Retired Educators Association. Nigel Poole, Ava Harris, and Marissa Howard are pictured at the event held on Saturday, February 24th. Nigel Poole placed 3rd in the Jr. High Division.
Mr. Fontenot's Science classes created distance/time graphs based on a scenario about a car traveling with changing accelerations at different times of travel. The student groups incorporated math using x and y variables and analyzing data. They made professional presentations based on their group's graph.
Mr. Fontenot's Science classes created distance/time graphs based on a scenario about a car traveling with changing accelerations at different times of travel. The student groups incorporated math using x and y variables and analyzing data. They made professional presentations based on their group's graph.
Mr. Fontenot's Science classes created distance/time graphs based on a scenario about a car traveling with changing accelerations at different times of travel. The student groups incorporated math using x and y variables and analyzing data. They made professional presentations based on their group's graph.
Mr. Fontenot's Science classes created distance/time graphs based on a scenario about a car traveling with changing accelerations at different times of travel. The student groups incorporated math using x and y variables and analyzing data. They made professional presentations based on their group's graph.
Mr. Fontenot's Science classes created distance/time graphs based on a scenario about a car traveling with changing accelerations at different times of travel. The student groups incorporated math using x and y variables and analyzing data. They made professional presentations based on their group's graph.
Mr. Fontenot's Science classes created distance/time graphs based on a scenario about a car traveling with changing accelerations at different times of travel. The student groups incorporated math using x and y variables and analyzing data. They made professional presentations based on their group's graph.
Sunset Middle is one of several schools who will view the Black Panther movie because of the generosity of Mr. Dustin Cravins and Mr. Chris Ardoin.
Sunset Middle is one of several schools who will view the Black Panther movie because of the generosity of Mr. Dustin Cravins and Mr. Chris Ardoin.

WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Congratulations, Mrs. Brenna Stelly, Teacher of the Year.

Congratulations, Mrs. Brenna Stelly, Teacher of the Year.

WES celebrates our Students of the Week!

WES celebrates our Students of the Week!

WES Students of the Week 2-23-18

WES Students of the Week 2-23-18
WES Students of the Week 2-23-18

DISTRICT

Read Across America Day

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Board Approved 2018-2019 Calendar