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Donaldsonville High School Class of 2019  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School Class of 2019 graduated May 17 in ceremonies in Donaldsonville. Leading the class were valedictorians Jada Bulter and Ta'kia ...

Donaldsonville City Council approves wastewater consultant change  Donaldsonville Chief

During the regular meeting on Aug. 27, the Council approved a motion to terminate SPL Consulting, and enter into an agreement with Curtis Environmental ...

Ascension Public Schools launches advanced lightning detection system for outdoor activities  KALB News

Due to the prevalence of storm activity during the summer months, Ascension Public Schools is taking action to protect students from severe weather.

4 juveniles charged after reportedly taking buses on joyride in Donaldsonville, damaging building  WAFB

Deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office confirm they're investigating a bizarre incident involving three school buses at Donaldsonville High School.

Twins graduate from Donaldsonville high school as valedictorian, salutatorian  WAFB

Twins, Madison and Mason Zeringue, have graduated from Ascension Catholic High School as valedictorian and salutatorian.

BASF Awards TECH Academy Scholarships  Weekly Citizen

BASF awarded five local high school students $1000 scholarships to River Parishes Community College (RPCC) for use toward any technical degree or skill ...


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4 accused of stealing buses, joyriding into Louisiana school

DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) — Four juveniles are facing criminal charges after they allegedly took school buses on a joy ride at Donaldsonville High School, ...

Ascension principal misused school money for shirts for private company, audit reveals  The Advocate

A former Ascension Parish public middle school principal misappropriated more than $2500 in student activity funds last May to buy nearly 400 T-shirts for his ...

Donaldsonville High School basketball player reaches 1,000 points scored  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School senior Daija Harvey was honored during the Jan. 17 game against De La Salle. Daija scored her 1000th point during the third ...

Donaldsonville High Class of 2018 honored with awards  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School held its class night awards ceremony for graduating seniors May 8 in the school gym.

Former NFL player teams up with sheriff’s office to hold free summer camp  WAFB

DONALDSONVILLE, La. (WAFB) - In an area where crime used to be rampant, kids are now run the show and making a big splash of their own. Building ...

Donaldsonville High School football preview  The Advocate

Donaldsonville football fans will need a roster to identify who will be roaming the football field this season. “Lots of new faces, as we graduated an outstanding ...

Donaldsonville High School player accepts college basketball scholarship  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School basketball player Cory Brooks Jr., who averaged 14 points and 5 assists per game for the Tigers, has signed with San Jose City ...

Photos: Time Capsule and Head Start opening  Donaldsonville Chief

Ascension Public Schools held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the Head Start expansion project that included a 1938 time capsule reveal. The time ...

Ascension Public Schools announces 2018-19 Teachers and Principals of the year  Donaldsonville Chief

"We give a special congratulations to those recognized this year and a heartfelt thank you for being a model of *service*, teamwork, leadership, and learning."

Time capsule from 1938 found while renovating Donaldsonville High

Construction crews with Ascension Public Schools made an interesting discovery while working on Donaldsonville High School.

Donaldsonville high schooler graduates with 68 college credits, associate's degree

DONALDSONVILLE, LA (WAFB) - It's one of those proud parent moments: watching your child walk across the stage, diploma in hand. It's the end of one journey ...

Treasures tucked away for 80 years in time capsule  The Advocate

School Board members officially opened the Head Start building on Lee Avenue Jan. 15 with a ribbon-cutting.

BASF awards $16k in scholarships to local high school students  WAFB

GEISMAR, La. (WAFB) - BASF awarded $16,000 in scholarships to nine local high school seniors in Louisiana through the company's local and corporate ...

Donaldsonville High School spirit taking over for homecoming  The Advocate

Homecoming spirit is mounting at Donaldsonville High School with special events building excitement for the big game against White Castle at 7 p.m. Sept.

Time capsule from 1930s opened in Ascension Parish school district  The Advocate

DONALDSONVILLE — A time capsule from the Ascension Parish school year of 1938-1939, discovered last year during a renovation project, was opened 80 ...

Donaldsonville High School retires jersey of basketball player  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School recently retired the jersey of basketball player Racquel Spurlock, a member of the Class of 1990.

Former Donaldsonville High School librarian to be featured on SEC Nation

When LSU takes on Florida University Saturday, a retired librarian from Donaldsonville will be in the national spotlight. Michele Macloud is being recognized for ...

Donaldsonville High holds Career Fair for students  Weekly Citizen

"This is really an opportunity for the students to learn what's out there," Donaldsonville High School Career Coach LaTonya Calvey said.

Ascension Parish Schools to hold forums on tax renewal proposals  The Advocate

Ascension Public Schools is holding four public forums this month to provide information about the March 30 tax renewal election.

Donaldsonville High homecoming reunites alumni  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High students, fans and alumni celebrated homecoming Friday with a pep rally, tailgating and parade.

Five great Donaldsonville high-school football teams  Donaldsonville Chief

The high-school football season wrapped up this past weekend with teams bringing home state titles. It's time to take a look at five of the best high-school football ...

FFA to hold plant sales at high school greenhouses  The Advocate

The FFA plant sales will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 30 at St. Amant High School and April 6 at Donaldsonville High School and East Ascension.

Refurbished 1930s-era gym now home to Head Start program in Donaldsonville  The Advocate

DONALDSONVILLE — In its first act, the sturdy building on the edge of a former high school campus in Donaldsonville served for decades as a school and ...

Donaldsonville celebrates the crowning of the new Miss Donaldsonville  Donaldsonville Chief

"I'm actually very proud of myself. I kind of doubted myself before thinking that I wasn't going to win, but I feel very good now," she said. It was her mom that gave ...

Ascension Parish announces 2018-19 students of the year  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish School Board will recognize the district's 2018-19 students of the year for fifth, eighth and 12th grades during its Jan. 22 meeting, when the ...

Celebrating the Class of 2019  The Advocate

Graduates from private, parochial and public schools graduated earlier this month in ceremonies across Ascension Parish.

Donaldsonville High plans graduation ceremony  The Advocate

Katilyn Tierra Williams will lead the Donaldsonville High School class as valedictorian Friday during commencement exercises planned for 7 p.m. in Floyd ...

Ascension Athletics for February 14, 2019  The Advocate

Ascension Christian girls prepare for basketball playoffs.

Graduation: Donaldsonville High School  The Advocate

The Donaldsonville High School Class of 2018 graduated May Friday, May 11, during a ceremony in Floyd Boutte Memorial Stadium in Donaldsonville.

Product of Donaldsonville supports local students  Donaldsonville Chief

Now in its fifth year, Product of Donaldsonville has awarded a total of $5000 in scholarships to 15 local students. Comery said they also assist with graduation ...

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office awards three scholarships  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has awarded $500 scholarships to three recent high school gradates who were awarded a $500 scholarship to use for ...

Ascension Parish Schools fills leadership positions  The Advocate

Ascension Public Schools has appointed Robyn Simmons as principal of Early College Options, Stacey Hughes as assistant principal of St. Amant Primary and ...

Graduates: Donaldsonville High School | Ascension  The Advocate

Donladsonville High School's graduation ceremony was held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the school.

Ascension School Board names teachers, principals of the year  The Advocate

The 2018-19 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year were honored by the Ascension Parish School Board at its Tuesday night meeting.

Donaldsonville High School administrators gear-up for a new year  Weekly Citizen

Learning never stops. Each and every year, Donaldsonville High School teachers and administrators are consistently engaging in new learning experiences, ...

Dutchtown High School principal is a finalist for Louisiana high school principal of the year  The Advocate

Dutchtown High School Principal Carli Francois is a semifinalist for Louisiana high school principal of the year. This is the fifth year in a row that Ascension ...

APSB honors students of the year  Donaldsonville Chief

"We are so proud and honored to be able to share this moment of celebration and recognition with you. You are each amazing students, and it has been fun ...

Ascension Parish School Board recognizes athletics boosters  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish School Board expressed its appreciation for football jamboree sponsors Eatel Corp., Hughes Insurance and Duckroost Deli and Seafood.

Ascension Athletics for May 2, 2019  The Advocate

Representing District 6-1A, Ascension Catholic, Ascension Christian and St. John will fill out three of the eight spots when the Division IV quarterfinals begin ...

Donaldsonville football players read to elementary school children  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School Tigers football players Kayvon Harris, Willie Picou and Terrell Brown recently spent some time reading to elementary school ...

Ascension Parish School Board honors 2017-18 Teachers and Principals of the Year  Donaldsonville Chief

“The most important person to the overall success of students, outside their home, is the classroom teacher.” The 2017-18 Teachers of the Year and Principals of ...

Ascension Parish schools adjust to new reality of broken Sunshine Bridge  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish public school system is adjusting its operations to cope with the closing of Sunshine Bridge, starting the day later for schools on the west ...

1938 time capsule found in old Donaldsonville High School Auditorium  The Advocate

DONALDSONVILLE — A mystery has been uncovered hidden in a wall in a former school building.

Donaldsonville High School football team announces Shrimp Boil fundraiser winner  The Advocate

The Donaldsonville High School football team recently conducted a successful shrimp boil fundraiser won by Delvrin London.

DHS graduation to be live video-streamed this Friday  Weekly Citizen

Donaldsonville High School's graduation ceremony this Friday will be live video streamed on the Ascension Public Schools YouTube page by Hometown ...

Donaldsonville, Ascension Catholic come out victorious in parish baseball  The Advocate

In parish baseball last week, Donaldsonville High School defeated Southern Lab 14-5 and Ascension Catholic High School was victorious against Covenant ...

Some Baton Rouge high schoolers will head to class on a college campus through new charter school  The Advocate

Doing college-level work while still in high school is nothing new in Baton Rouge, but high schoolers routinely taking courses on a college campus remains rare.

How LSU's Stephen Sullivan rose from poverty to become first college graduate in his family  The Advocate

Stephen Sullivan once slept under a highway bridge and bounced around homes throughout his adolescence, unable to find stability until high school.

Ascension Parish students complete BASF Science Academy  The Advocate

Cathy Do, of East Ascension High School in Gonzales, and Kailyn Phillips, of Donaldsonville High School, will start their college careers with a three-credit ...

Donaldsonville High School's 2017 salutatorian honored at debutante tea  The Advocate

The Once Upon a Time All White Jazz Brunch honored Tamiko Terraz Stroud with an individual debutante tea at The EpiCenter in Baton Rouge on July 16.

Donaldsonville High football players sign letters of intent during ceremony  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School defensive lineman Kadarrion Jones signed with Miles College and quarterback Jaylin Williams with Blinn College during a recent ...

Ascension Sheriff's Office substation continues to build services for Donaldsonville youth  The Advocate

DONALDSONVILLE — When this small west-bank city began experiencing a bump in crime a few years ago, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office responded as ...

Eatel awards 6 graduates with laptops  The Advocate

Six top seniors from high schools in Ascension and Livingston parishes were honored on April 25 at Eatel Corp.'s annual Technology Awards Ceremony, now in ...

Donaldsonville High Tigers in new district  The Advocate

The Donaldsonville Tigers football team is not only starting a new school year and a new football season, but they will have to face moving to a new district as.

APSO announces recipients of academic scholarships  WBRZ

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has announced that five college-bound teens were recently awarded scholarships.

Ascension Public Schools gave back to the community for Thanksgiving  Weekly Citizen

We know that this helps them experience more than just school and more than being just good in academics. These experiences raise awareness about the ...

Jobs for America's Graduates program recognizes Ascension educators  The Advocate

Jobs for America's Graduates recently honored two Ascension Public School employees for their work in the program, which is dedicated to preventing dropouts ...

New associate and assistant principals appointed at Donaldsonville High  The Advocate

Nicole Elmore and Michael Hilton have been appointed to associate principal and assistant principal, respectively, at Donaldsonville High School, joining ...

Ascension public school system appoints five to administrative positions  The Advocate

Ascension public schools recently announced the appointment of five top administrative positions.

Bridging the gap: Stephen Sullivan’s improbable path to and through LSU  The Athletic

With the help of others, the senior tight end navigated a difficult path to achieve something unprecedented in his family.

Teacher arrested for strangling student also arrested for distributing steroids in 2014  WGNO

Curtis Tsuruda, a Riverside Academy teacher arrested this week for strangling a student, was also arrested for distributing steroids at Donaldsonville High ...

Imagine school suspension with your parents; it's happening (and working) at this Louisiana school  The Advocate

DONALDSONVILLE — Which would be worse, getting suspended from middle school and staying home a couple of days or staying in school but with your ...

DHS cheerleaders perform at LSU halftime  Donaldsonville Chief

The Donaldsonville High School cheerleading team was among hundreds of other high school cheerleaders who performed during the LSU and New Mexico ...

Reginald ‘Duck’ Brown Day observed April 5 in Ascension Parish  The Advocate

Parish President Kenny Matassa proclaimed April 5 as Reginald 'Duck' Brown Day in Ascension Parish.

Lori Charlet is a Principal of the Year Semifinalist  Weekly Citizen

A native and current resident of Donaldsonville, Charlet attended Ascension Catholic and graduated from Donaldsonville High School. She earned a bachelor's ...

D-D Breaux Day in Donaldsonville  Weekly Citizen

Legendary LSU Women's Gymnastics Coach D-D Breaux was once a child who grew up in Donaldsonville. Now she's on her way to becoming the longest ...

Ascension honors 2016-17 Teachers and Principals of the Year  WBXH

The 2016-17 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year were honored by the Ascension Parish School Board at its Tuesday night meeting.

Donaldsonville High group returns from inauguration

The talk of the day Tuesday was Monday's inauguration of President Barack Obama. For seven Donaldsonville High School students and their chaperones, the ...

Meet the new Teach Ascension Academy candidates  Weekly Citizen

Tuition for TAA is $4000. However, no out-of-pocket expenses are given to candidates as long as they teach in Ascension Public Schools for two years following ...

Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts annual awards banquet  The Advocate

Honorees at the 2018 Donaldsonville Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on March 7 at Palazzo Bernardo included Mike Medine, Business of the ...

Ascension Parish School Board honors 2017-18 Students of the Year  The Advocate

Ascension Parish's District Students of the Year are, from left, Twelfth Grade Student of the Year Christina Roberson, of Dutchtown High School; Fifth Grade ...

Donaldsonville City Schools adjusting school schedule due to Sunshine Bridge closure

The closure of the Sunshine Bridge continues to affect a lot of people in our local community. Included in that list of affected places and individuals are the ...

Donaldsonville native Mia Edwards named Director of Secondary Schools  Weekly Citizen

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment of Mia Edwards as the new Director of Secondary Schools. Edwards replaces Lisa Bacala, who recently ...

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office announces 2018 scholarship recipients  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office recently announced the presentation of scholarships to four students from around the parish.

Donaldsonville’s Stephen Sullivan commits to LSU  The Advocate

DONALDSONVILLE — There were speeches and a highlight reel that displayed what Donaldsonville High wide receiver Stephen Sullivan did as a senior ...

Gonzales Middle principal a semifinalist for Louisiana Middle School Principal of the Year  The Advocate

Gonzales Middle School Principal Lori Charlet was selected as a semifinalist for Louisiana Middle School Principal of the Year, marking the fourth consecutive ...

DHS remembers, honors Brandon Augusta  Donaldsonville Chief

The Donaldsonville High School administration, staff and coaches honored freshman Brandon Augusta, 15, who was going to be a member of the ...

APS appoints new education supervisors  Donaldsonville Chief

Ascension Public Schools announces the appointment Laura Roussel as Supervisor of Elementary Education and Nicole Grimes as Supervisor of Special ...

Donaldsonville High crowns presents homecoming court  The Advocate

At a coronation ceremony Monday at Donaldsonville High School, members of the homecoming court and court sweathearts were introduced. Court members ...

Catch up with local artist Alvin Batiste  Donaldsonville Chief

He begins to name artists he admires: Rembrandt, Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, Henri Matisse, and Michelangelo. "[Warhol] would take like soup cans and ...

Donaldsonville Mayor's Youth Council gets red carpet honor  The Advocate

On Dec. 9, the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council for the City of Donaldsonville hosted its third annual Red Carpet and Scholarship Affair. Students from Ascension ...

Donaldsonville High teachers win Ascension Fund grants  The Advocate

Donaldsonville High School teachers Kristin Maum, Marc Ward and Brian Richardson recently received Ascension Fund grants.

Ascension Public Schools honors Teachers and Principals of the Year  The Advocate

The Ascension Parish School Board honored the 2015-16 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year at its Nov. 15 meeting.

Southeast Louisiana Business Honors for Oct. 14, 2018  The Advocate

Fran Gladden, vice president of government and public affairs for Cox Southeast Region, was named by the McNeese State University Alumni Association as ...

Ascension public schools highlights achievements and goals  The Advocate

Ascension Parish School Board highlighted its broad goals for the next five years in its 2018-19 Strategic Plan Report, released Aug. 1.

Photos: Around Town August 28  Donaldsonville Chief

[1/3] Juanita C. Pearley. The Rotary Club got the inside scoop of the year to come for both Ascension Catholic High School and Donaldsonville High School ...

Donaldsonville snaps MCHS' 2-game winning streak

Donaldsonville halted Morgan City's two-game win streak Friday with a 28-13 victory at Tiger Stadium in Morgan City.

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Events: 60H (8.59), 100H (14.07), 200M (IN: 24.60; OUT: 24.49w), 400M (IN: 55.18; OUT: 55.48), 400H (56.63). CAREER CAPSULE Graduated from LSU in ...

St. Amant High principal honored as state Principal of the Year semifinalist  The Advocate

The Louisiana Department of Education honored St. Amant High School Principal Mia Edwards on July 28 as a 2018 Louisiana Principal of the Year semifinalist.

Louisiana teacher arrested for allegedly choking student, charged previously for distributing steroids  The Advocate

A Riverside Academy teacher was arrested Monday after he allegedly placed his hands around the neck of a 14-year-old student.

BASF awards $28,000 in scholarships to area high school students  The Advocate

Ten area high school seniors received scholarships totaling $28000 from BASF's local and corporate scholarship programs.

Teachers, Principals of the Year named  Weekly Citizen

The 2016-17 Teachers of the Year and Principals of the Year were honored by the Ascension Parish School Board at its March 21 meeting. Awards were given ...

Making Progress from Mayor Leroy J Sullivan, Sr.  Donaldsonville Chief

Making Progress” continues to live up to its name! We have been hard at work improving our community's roads and lighting. We have continued to complete a ...

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