We want our students to have a strong support system so we urge them to develop strong, positive relationships with their teachers, administrators, and other adults on campus. David Alexander Ascension Parish School Board, Superintendent. Ascension Parish School Board Honors the 2020-21 Students of the Year. BATON ROUGE - Tenants at a business complex in Baton Rouge say their mail delivery is nonexistent when their usual mail carrier is off work or... LDEQ investigation determines smell origin. Mr. Scott M. Richard Superintendent PO Drawer 309 Crowley, LA 70527 P (337) 783-3664 x 228 smrichard@acadia.k12.la.us BATON ROUGE - Following the Louisiana Department of... Marcus Freeman chooses Notre Dame over LSU job offer for defensive coordinator. This website is maintained by the Ascension Parish School Board. To file a formal grievance under Section 504 and Title II related to accessibility visit https://www.apsb.org/page/section504. Today and Tonight: The weather story today is the windchill. Happy New Year! BATON ROUGE - Capital city officials are organizing a food distribution event specifically for residents of Scotlandville and certain parts of north Baton Rouge as part... Law enforcement holds holiday toy drive for Baton Rouge families amid pandemic. DONALDSONVILLE - The Ascension Parish School Board has selected David Alexander as its new superintendent. The Ascension Parish School Board is committed to the belief that for the learning process for students to be complete, additional student activities, such as athletics, must be an integral part of the educational process. Now that a round of showers and thunderstorms... Former LSU star Justin Jefferson becomes 1st rookie WR named to All-Pro team since 1998. We encourage our students to work hard to acquire all of the academic, technical, and social skills needed to be successful in whatever endeavors they pursue after they finish school. MINNEAPOLIS - After a historic first season with... Tickets to 47th Annual Bayou Classic go on sale Friday. Alexander is known not only for his prowess as an educational administrator, but also as a passionate coach on the football gridiron. 3:14-CV-445 . The Ascension Parish School Board has chosen a new superintendent for the parish school system. Consequently, we emphasize the importance of respect among fellow students, faculty, staff, and administration. Scott makes over $200,000 in Framingham. Click here for the latest information and resources. A. Denise Graves was the interim superintendent of the district. The walkout didn’t change the end result, however, as the vote ended in Alexander getting the nod. Before KING, CLEMENT, and OWEN, Circuit Judges. She started her career in Ascension Parish as an English teacher with East Ascension Junior High School in 1977. ATHLETIC PROGRAM Interscholastic athletics may be made available for students in the schools of the school district. | It is the policy of the Ascension Parish School Board to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disabilities, or veteran status in its educational programs and activities. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana USDC No. Livingston Parish Superintendent Joe Murphy said of the 2,600 students in his system sent home to quarantine because of exposure risk, 162 have had to isolate more than once. Ascension Public Schools is working hard to respond to the challenges around COVID-19 and continue to serve children. Watch the 2 Your Health report for Wednesday,... Watch the 2 Your Health report for Tuesday,... Food giveaway for Scotlandville residents takes place Tuesday at Jewel Newman Community Center. -- The 2020-21 Students of the Year were honored by the Ascension Parish School Board before its Tuesday night meeting. Now that we are back to business, we look forward to the spring semester and all that is ahead for our students. Dutchtown High School is a 5A school that was completed in 2003 in Geismar, an unincorporated area of Ascension Parish.It is within the Ascension Parish School Board.Both Dutchtown Middle School and Prairieville Middle School feed into Dutchtown High. Stacey Chiasson The Dow Chemical Company LA Public Affairs Leader. The mission of the Ascension Public Schools System is to provide each student the high-quality education necessary to succeed in an ever-changing world. A. Denise Graves Assistant Superintendent of Schools at Ascension Parish School Board Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area 1 connection Chilly days ahead, monitoring wintry mix possibility Sunday night. PER CURIAM: * Melissa Durham, proceeding pro se, appeals the district court’s dismissal On Thursday, April 18, the board appointed Joe Murphy, the current assistant superintendent, in a 5 to 4 vote. Superintendent David Alexander states the guideline following stay-at-home order: All Ascension Parish School Board meetings for the month of March have been canceled. Assumption Parish Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in any of its programs, activities, admission, or employment practices as required by Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, and Title II. The Ascension Parish School Board may award a contract for the purchase of supplies, services, or major repairs without competition when the Superintendent or designated employee has determined, in writing, that there is only one source for the supply, service, or major repair item(s) to be acquired. Awards were given to one student from each school plus one district winner for each grade level: fifth grade, eighth grade, and twelfth grade. Kenneth Campbell Executive Director, IDEA Public Schools Southern Louisiana. Our School Board cooperates in the policy-making process by formulating and adapting but never enacting policy. Pujol, a native of Ascension Parish, has worked for Ascension Parish School System for more than 30 years, having been an English teacher, assistant principal, principal, director, and assistant superintendent. Watts was selected from a group of ten finalists in Region II for the award. Some files and links on this site require Adobe Reader or Adobe Flash Player to open, view or print. Pujol is also a recognized leader in school improvement planning. Ascension Parish School Board … Patrice Bourgeois Pujol began her term as Superintendent of Schools on July 1, 2010 where she became the first female to serve as Superintendent of … The architecture is based on that of the old Dutchtown High, which was situated across the highway at the current Dutchtown Middle School. Ascension Parish School Board Approves Budget with Employee Pay Raises. He currently serves as … Pujol has a Bachelor of Science degree in French Education, a Master of Education degree in Educational Supervision, and a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership. The Ascension school board set a base salary of $185,000. Parish and school officials cut ribbon on new carpool lane Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment and School Superintendent David Alexander were joined by several Council and School Board members, as well as parish and school personnel, as they cut a ribbon to officially open an extended carpool lane at Galvez Primary School. “We do believe the best place for them to be is in our school buildings,” said Ascension Parish Superintendent David Alexander. There was noted opposition from one school board member who walked out during the meeting in opposition. Contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline, www.lla.la.gov/report-fraud, if you suspect the misappropriation (theft), fraud, waste, or abuse of public funds by anyone. | The district is not responsible for facts or opinions contained on any linked site. Some LSU Lab School students to revert to virtual learning after spike in COVID cases, exposure. Click here for the latest information and resources. The Elvin Howard, Sr. Pancreatic Cancer Advocacy Foundation's virtual fundraiser begins Friday. >>. Rapides Parish Superintendent Jeff Powell said his schools have quarantined nearly 4,100 students this school year, with 18 students on average … Interim Ascension Public Schools Superintendent A. Denise Graves said the board made the decision because they felt Alexander assuming the role would be in the best interest of the students. Pujol, a native of Ascension Parish, has worked for Ascension Parish School System for more than 30 years, having been an English teacher, assistant >>. The pastor enacts the policy and the principal implements. Winter temperatures are here for the weekend. By matching salary increases provided by the state, each teacher will recieve a $2,000 pay raise and staff will receive a $1,000 pay raise. Her work experience included serving as a physical education teacher, basketball coach, assistant principal, principal, director of middle schools, director of human resources, … We hope that the holiday season was special and that you each are left with many great memories of a wonderful time with family and friends. She has developed and implemented the teacher coach program to provide ongoing professional development and support for teachers and many other innovative teaching improvement strategies. The Louisiana Association of School Superintendents (LASS) named West Baton Rouge Parish Superintendent Wes Watts the Region II Superintendent of the Year on Dec. 17, 2020. | The district and its schools are nationally accredited by AdvancED. Scott was hired by Framingham in 2012 to replace outgoing Superintendent … Notre Dame has announced that the Irish have landed defensive coordinator Marcus Freeman for their job, ending LSU's courtship with the former Cincinnati Bearcat coach. Advocate staff file photo by John Oubre -- Superintendent Patrice Pujol gives remarks during Donaldsonville High School's graduation ceremony in May 2014. ASCENSION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, Defendant - Appellee . NEW ORLEANS – Tickets to the iconic collegiate... Watch the 2 Your Health report for Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, educational services, financial aid, and employment. Patrice Bourgeois Pujol began her term as Superintendent of Schools on July 1, 2010 where she became the first female to serve as Superintendent of the Ascension Parish Public School System. Lead designer for 'Bob's Burgers' dies in... Lead designer for 'Bob's Burgers' dies in skydiving accident at 42.