Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy Students Collecting Donated Shoes to Raise Money for Music Program
Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy (Discovery) is growing their current music program and is raising money to buy instruments, music, and basic equipment for orchestra and band classes. Students are collecting pairs of gently worn, used or new shoes to support micro-enterprise vendors in developing nations. Micro-enterprises are small businesses in developing nations that are typically operated by one person or family and friends.
Einstein Charter Schools announces its Open Houses for Prospective Parents and Future Einstein Students for the 2018-2019 school year. Einstein operates four campuses serving grades PreK – 11.
Louisiana’s top academic online charter and Thibodaux-based eLearning Academy join forces to increase access to quality, charter education in South Louisiana; plan to expand partnership throughout the state
Officials from Thibodaux-based eLearning Academy and University View Academy, a completely online public charter school serving K-12 grades for students in any parish of Louisiana, announced a joint program for families who seek an on-site learning center to support the virtual instruction University View Academy offers.
The International High School of New Orleans (IHSNO) will hold its 4th Annual Hispanic Heritage celebration for the school with an assembly featuring speakers, traditional dance, student performances, music, arts, traditional Hispanic Food.
Speakers at the event will include Mary Moran, the co-founder and Executive Director for Nuestra Voz New Orleans and Dr. Wanda Solano, NASA engineer in charge of the critical DATA center.
Warren Easton Charter High School (3019 Canal St.) will celebrate homecoming week on October 5-14 with activities leading up to to the Homecoming Game on October 14. The undefeated Warren Easton football team, cheerleaders, alumni, band, students and friends of Warren Easton will celebrate with a kick-off, Coronation and Alumni Dances, Day of Service, Pep Rally, golf tournament and Homecoming Parade to the game! If you would like to attend an event, please call Amanda at (504) 621-4287.
Twenty-one students celebrated their exit from the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program at Einstein Charter School Village de l’Est on Friday. Parents, faculty and staff watched on as students from grades 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th received “Achievement Certificates” for achieving full proficiency by the state of Louisiana English Language Development Assessment (ELDA).
ELDA is a battery of tests designed to allow schools to measure annual progress in the acquisition of English language proficiency skills among non-native English speaking students in grades 3-12.
Lake Forest Charter School and Liberty Bank & Trust Present 5th Annual “Cocktails and Blues” Benefit
Lake Forest Charter School and Liberty Bank & Trust Present
5th Annual “Cocktails and Blues” Benefit on October 21
Lake Forest Charter School will host the 5th Annual Cocktails & Blues Gala on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport Terminal, 6001 Stars & Stripes Blvd. The Patron Party begins at 6pm and the Gala and Silent Auction will start at 8pm. The evening, sponsored by Liberty Bank & Trust, raises critical dollars to assist Lake Forest Charter School in providing its high quality, nationally recognized program.
VH1 AWARDS MORRIS JEFF COMMUNITY SCHOOL $60K SAVE THE MUSIC GRANT
Morris Jeff Community School is the recipient of a $60,000 grant from VH1 Save The Music Foundation. The school is celebrating with a grant presentation that will feature a performance by Morris Jeff students along with special musical guest The Presidio Brass Quintet. The school will use the funds to create a band program for its middle school students. The grant will also provide 35 band instruments for students, along with method books, music stands, music racks and staff training.
Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., the OPSB district member Sarah Usdin, a representative from VH1 and other elected officials will be in attendance at the grant presentation.
Tuesday, Sept. 26
Last year, fourteen 7th graders at Lake Forest Charter school had an idea. They decided to start a program make to the world a better place, and thus the Better Future Program (BFP) was born. The group was created to help keep students, young and old, on track.
The Better Future Program initially was a blog that included homework help, healthy recipes, study tips, student artwork, writing and more. Over the past year, the site has been visited by students internationally, from the USA to Ireland and Brazil with nearly 4,000 unique visitors and 58,220 plus page views.