Ascension Public Schools Ascension Public Schools announces the 2020-21 Students of the Year for fifth, eighth, and twelfth grades. These outstanding students will be recognized at the Jan. 5, 2021, Ascension Parish School Board meeting, and the district winner will be named at that time.
Ascension Public Schools earned two national awards for fiscal excellence. For the sixth consecutive year, Ascension earned the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), and for the fifth consecutive year earned the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). Both awards were for the school district's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointments of new school leaders. Aubrey Yates is the Supervisor of Transportation, Dawn Alston is the Assistant Principal of Bluff Middle School, and Jeanne Daigle is the Assistant Principal of Bluff Ridge Primary School.
The Ascension Parish School Board will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Bluff Ridge Primary School on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at 6 p.m.
Plans are for Ascension Public Schools to resume normal operations on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, following Hurricane Zeta moving quickly through Louisiana this evening.
Ascension Public Schools announces the appointments of new school leaders. Julian Surla is a new Assistant Principal of Donaldsonville High School, Michael Hilton is the new Principal of Lowery Middle School, Kasielyn Smith is the new Assistant Principal of Lowery Middle School, Latoyia Green is the new Principal of St. Amant Middle School, and Matthew Herring is the new Assistant Principal of St. Amant Middle School.
The Ascension Parish School Board will hold a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for St. Amant High School on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at 6 p.m.
Due to the expected impacts from Hurricane Delta, Ascension Public Schools will be closed on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. This closure includes the suspension of all instructional services, both in-person and online.
Ascension Public Schools, along with the local community, raised $26,552.91 for Calcasieu Parish Schools' hurricane relief efforts. Ascension schools held dress down days, the district accepted additional online donations, and local businesses like EATEL donated to the cause.