Ascension Public Schools is currently accepting applications for its Teach Ascension Academy (TAA), the district's alternative certification program. Applications are due by Feb. 18, 2019.
On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Ascension Public Schools will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the old Donaldsonville High School Auditorium that has been renovated for the Ascension Head Start pre-k program.
Ascension Public Schools announces the 2018-19 Students of the Year for fifth, eighth and twelfth grades. These outstanding students will be recognized at the Jan. 22, 2019, Ascension Parish School Board meeting, and the district winners will be named at that time.
Dutchtown High, Dutchtown Middle and Dutchtown Primary will have a one-hour delayed start due to an unexpected emergency that has closed Hwy. 73 this morning.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Marguerite Guillot as Principal of Bullion Primary School. Guillot, who currently serves as Assistant Principal of St. Amant Primary (SAPS) will transition to her new position in January 2019.
Ascension Public Schools put the “giving” in Thanksgiving this year by hosting and participating in events to help those in need such as canned food drives and more. Beta, 4-H, FFA, and FCA clubs at most schools organized drives to collect goods from students.
On December 1, 2018 the Ascension Parish School System will submit a Coordinated Funding Request on behalf of the Ascension Parish Community Network to the Louisiana Department of Education in order to request 120 seats for LA4 funding for the 2019 – 2020 school year.
Two Ascension Public School students are leading the state’s Beta clubs. Reese Godchaux of Dutchtown Middle School is the Louisiana State Junior Beta President and Torri Jackson of Dutchtown High School is the Louisiana State Senior Beta President for the 2018-19 school year.
Schools and teachers in Ascension Parish are growing students academically as evidenced in today’s release of the 2017-18 School Performance Scores (SPS) by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE). As a result of this growth, Ascension Public Schools maintains its “A” rating and rises to No. 2 in the state under more rigorous state standards due to the collective work of all schools in both student performance and a new measure called progress.