Alexina Medley, decade-long Principal/CEO of Warren Easton Charter High School, to Retire
Alexina Medley, education leader, charter advocate and much-loved Principal/CEO of Warren Easton Charter High School, is retiring after a 12-year tenure as head of the “A” rated high school, one of the first high schools in New Orleans to open for families after the 2005 hurricanes and levee failures.
With over 40 years working in education as a Special Education teacher and administrator, Mrs. Medley will leave a lasting impression on Warren Easton, her beloved students and staff, and Louisiana charter schools.
Friday, February 2, 2018
8:30-10:30am (Elementary students, PK – 5); 1:00-3:00pm (Middle/High)
Sarah Towles Reed Field, 5316 Michoud Blvd, New Orleans, LA
Over 100 Einstein Charter School students from all four campuses – Village de l’Est Elementary, Sherwood Forest Elementary, Einstein Charter Middle and Einstein Charter High
TEACHERS: REGISTER NOW, POST RESUMES FOR
12TH ANNUAL GNOCCS CHARTER SCHOOLS TEACHER FAIR
EVENT TAKES PLACE MARCH 10 AT HYNES CHARTER SCHOOL
Certified teachers, teachers working on their certification, and instructional support professionals seeking employment in a Louisiana charter school are invited to attend the 12th annual free GNOCCS Charter Schools Teacher Fair, Saturday, March 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hynes Charter School Gym, 990 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA.
“Full and part-time positions are available for certified teachers and those who will be certified by May 2018,” said Greater New Orleans Collaborative of Charter Schools President Latoye Brown.
Audubon Charter Presents “Dreams Freedom Change-African American Voices Through History” in Honor of Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month, Audubon Charter School presents “Dreams Freedom Change-African American Voices Through History, ” a play performed by Audubon’s Talented Arts Theatre Program. The performance will take place on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 6pm at the Ashe Power House, 1731 Baronne St.in New Orleans, LA 70113.
CITY OF COVINGTON HIRES SUPER LAWYER TEAM TO TAKE ON OPIOID DRUG INDUSTRY;
SEEKS REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS
The City of Covington hired a local Louisiana law firm, Porteous Hainkel & Johnson LLP to take on America’s pharmaceutical industry for knowingly mislabeling and misrepresenting their opiate-based drugs which have resulted in a spiraling addiction crisis across the nation.
The epidemic has resulted in thousands of deaths and rising costs in safety, public health and other local services needed to treat the problems created, according to Attorney William Lozes.
Young Audiences Charter School (YACS), the only arts-integrated charter school in Jefferson Parish, invites prospective Kindergarten students, along with their families, to attend an Open House on Wednesday, January 24, 2:30pm to learn more about the school. The sessions will be held at Young Audiences Charter School, 1407 Virgil Street in Gretna.
“We are proud to be a part of this diverse community and to continue to provide a high-quality, open enrollment, arts-integrated education for all children,” said School Leader Brandon House. “We are excited to be expanding to high school in 2019 and offering the opportunity for our students to attend a full K-12 school. Our recent test scores prove that we are ready to take YACS to a new level!”
Attorney Richard "Rick" Duplantier seeks newly vacated Civil District Court seat
One of New Orleans top-rated attorneys, Richard “Rick” Duplantier, who successfully fought against defective Chinese dry-wall manufacturers and has been recognized by his legal peers with awards for his community service, qualified today for the Orleans Parish Civil District Court Division A race.
The primary election will be held March 24. The seat was vacated by Judge Tiffany Chase who recently was elected to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal.
REPORT ON PRELIMINARY TEST RESULTS
As we previously reported, we have conducted preliminary testing on select properties in the Coldwater Creek and Westlake Landfill areas for isotopic uranium, thorium, and lead. The collection and testing is a lengthy and expensive process. A number of radioactive isotopes have been found above background levels.
Our experts are experienced in onsite field sampling and testing, environmental and nuclear forensic examinations. They are putting the test results into a database and we will provide our clients with additional information once we receive further data from our experts.
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