The next generation of talented local artists showcased their original works of art Wednesday night at the Baton Rouge Gallery at BREC’s City Park.

Dozens of high school students from throughout East Baton Rouge Parish earned the honor of having their art prominently displayed as part of the Gallery’s REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE Juried High School Exhibition. “Every year they blow us away really,” Jason Andreasen, Executive Director of the Baton Rouge Gallery, said. “There are works in this show every 

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Guadeloupe Delegation Visits McKinley and Westdale Middle Schools

On March 28, 2017, Dr. Camille Galap, the Chancellor of the Université des Antilles,  Superintendent (“Recteur”) of Education in Guadeloupe (French West Indies), special representative of the French Secretary for Education, traveled to Louisiana and visited at McKinley and Westdale middle schools. Mr. Galap, who reports directly to the French Minister (Secretary) of Education in 

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Louisiana’s First Lady and Miss Louisiana Pageant Contestant Visit The Dufrocq School

Louisiana’s First Lady, Mrs. Donna Edwards, and Miss Abby Reynolds, a Miss Louisiana Pageant contestant, visited the Dufrocq School on March 29th at 9:30 a.m.  They discussed positive self-esteem and diversity awareness with  fifth grade students. Miss Abby’s pageant platform is entitled “Authentically Beautiful,” and she has developed a self confidence kit which includes grade appropriate activities 

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Istrouma High School Held an Alumni and Friends Roundup/Information Forum on March 25

On Saturday, March 25, EBRPSS leadership, the Istrouma High School Steering Committee, Istrouma High alumni and friends gathered for an information forum on the reopening of the school, opening August, 2017.  The school will feature STEM programs; manufacturing, construction crafts and logistics; a college & career institute; hospitality, tourism, culinary & retail components,  and a 

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Stakeholder Vision Breakfast Held for Istrouma High School on March 21

East Baton Rouge Parish School System leadership held a breakfast and discussion on the Istrouma High School scheduled to open Fall 2017. This event was designed to construct an alliance between educators, parents, business, civic leaders, and volunteers that ensures student readiness for career and college.  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]