The district held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the newly renovated campus of Istrouma High School. Flanked by alumni, community supporter and district personnel, Superintendent Warren Drake along with school board members, principal Reginald Douglas, students, and key project personnel cut the ceremonial ribbon to grand applause marking the official opening of the campus.
Today, New Orleans Saints Safety Von Bell made a surprise visit to Istrouma High School in Baton Rouge to award their athletic program $2,000 as part of the POWERADE® Power Your School program. “The POWERADE® Power Your School Program was created by Coca-Cola United six years ago as a local promotion in Louisiana and
Horace Mann agent Jeffrey Russell surprised Dr. Tia Mills, an exceptional student services educator at Eden Park Academy of Ethics and Excellence, who is one of only five recipients nationwide of the NEA Foundation’s prestigious Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence, with a crystal owl and celebration on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Dr. Mills
Congressman Garrett Graves visited Lee High School on Thursday, August 31, 2017, to encourage students to participate in the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a high school app competition designed to engage student’s creativity and encourage their participation in computer science. Students, individually or in teams, are tasked with creating, coding, and implementing a new and
Eight EBR teachers received Kelly Gene Cook (Deborah Rochelle Teacher Grant) Awards to fund instructional, research-based projects providing direct instruction to students. The Kelly Gene Cook Charitable Foundation has been awarding grants to East Baton Rouge Parish teachers since 1991. The Kelly Gene Cook Sr. Charitable Foundation was created in 1986 and funds a variety
About two dozen stakeholders donned hardhats and grabbed shovels for an official groundbreaking Monday at the new Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC). The $17 million construction actually began this summer and the new facility is expected to open Fall 2018. The ceremony was an opportunity to acknowledge the many partnerships that made the project possible.
Students across East Baton Rouge walked from their classrooms to outdoor fields and parking lots on Monday afternoon to view the solar eclipse. Elementary students laid out blankets on the schools’ fields or simply stood and looked up to view the solar eclipse. There was lots of excitement throughout the district. Teachers created lesson plans on the solar
BATON ROUGE – On Friday, Aug. 18, an anticipated 750 LSU students, faculty and staff will serve at a number of Baton Rouge-area schools. The projects are part of the annual Volunteer LSU Community Bound Program, a day of service for LSU students. The program, in its 13th year, is designed to cultivate a commitment
The following individuals/groups were recognized at the August 17, 2017 regular school board meeting: Mr. Cleo Perry, Principal of Crestworth Elementary School, for being named as the Elementary School “Louisiana Principal of the Year.” FAFSA Challenge Grant Award recipients for the Compete to Complete Campaign and recognition of the FAFSA Trailblazer Ambassadors. Mayfair Laboratory School
“I am honored to have received the 2018 Louisiana Elementary Principal of the Year award. I am also humbled that this recognition must be shared by the dedicated group of faculty, staff and administrators whose shoulders I stand on. None of this would be possible without their devoted time, talents, skills and compassion for academic