Harlem Globetrotters female Star TNT Maddox
New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl Defensive End Cameron Jordan
New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Jordan will join Harlem Globetrotters star TNT Maddox, the first woman to don the red, white, and blue since 1993 to present the Globetrotters’ school initiative – “ABCs of Bullying Prevention.” The two athletes will show the students how to demonstrate Action, Bravery, and Compassion.
TNT will teach Jordan and the kids a few Globetrotter tricks.
Known as the original “Ambassadors of Goodwill,” the Globetrotters developed “The ABCs of Bullying Prevention” with the National Campaign to Stop Violence. The presentation uses the team’s signature ball handling skills and humor – for a well –balanced presentation that informs and entertains. This program was designed in coordination with the National Campaign to Stop Violence and covers three key ways kids can help reduce bullying in their communities.
Louisiana Connections Academy, a statewide provider of free high-quality, highly accountable virtual K-12 schooling, has opened enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year. The school invites prospective families to attend in-person information sessions to learn more at an upcoming information session in Metairie. The information sessions will review the school’s curriculum, programs and provide opportunities for interested families to ask questions of teachers and currently enrolled families.
THE JACK FIELKOW SCHOLARSHIP, FUNDED BY THE FIELKOW FAMILY, OPENS APPLICATION PROCESS FOR 2016
Annual Collegiate Scholarships of Up To $4,000 will be awarded to Participants Who Demonstrate Academic Achievement, Leadership Skills and Financial Need
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Applications are now open to participants wishing to qualify for the Jack Fielkow Scholarship. The annual college scholarship program was developed by the Major League Baseball Urban Youth Foundation and the Jack Fielkow Scholarship Fund and serves to benefit participants of the New Orleans MLB Urban Youth Academy and the “Each One Save One” mentoring organization. The scholarships are worth up to $4,000 for two selected participants (each receives $2,000 total) who demonstrate academic achievement, community participation, leadership skills and financial need. Scholarship recipients must attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university, vocational school or technical school.
Forty nine middle school students from International School of Louisiana (ISL) will receive their DELE diplomas at a special ceremony on Saturday, March 19th.
The diploma ceremony will be held in the Boyd-Cruise Room at The Historic New Orleans Collection, 410 Chartres St at 2:00 p.m. Students receiving diplomas and their families will be in attendance with special remarks by the Honorary Consul of Spain, Luis Baños.
Louisiana Connections Academy, a statewide provider of free high-quality, highly accountable virtual K-12 schooling, has opened enrollment for the 2016-2017 school year and will be hosting information sessions throughout the next few months.
Parents can enroll their child online at: http://www.LouisianaConnectionsAcademy.com.
Beginning in March, Louisiana Connections Academy will host the free information sessions to answer parent and student questions about the online school program. The first event is Tuesday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the school’s new Russell J. Henderson Memorial Building, 4664 Jamestown Ave., Baton Rouge with an Ice Cream Social meet and greet with school administrators and teachers.
The information sessions review the school’s curriculum, programs and provide opportunities to ask questions of teachers and currently enrolled families.
The current info session schedule follows. Parents can also call the school now about enrollment at 1-800-382-6010.
More events will be added in additional cities and can be monitored at the school website: www.ConnectionsAcademy.com/LACAevents.
WHAT: Audubon Charter School 4th-8th graders will participate in Junior Achievement Day. For Junior Achievement Day, JA will teach students in middle school practical information about preparing for the working world, entrepreneurship, financial responsibility and the worldwide marketplace.
WHEN: Wednesday, March 9, 9am- 2pm
The Orleans Parish Assessor’s Office will be holding question and answer sessions to help business owners understand how to log-in to the Assessor’s online portal to fill out their LAT 5 Business Personal Property Self Reporting Forms electronically at nolaassessor.com announced Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams.
The sessions are free and will offer direct staff assistance regarding completion and online submittal of the form, as well as general questions about the form itself.
“We’ve continued to make the online submission process more user-friendly and as intuitive as possible,” said Assessor Williams. “We’ve seen steady growth in online submissions from year to year but we’re really still not where we’d like to be. A major focus of these sessions will be to simplify the online process for filers.”
Audubon Charter School has announced that its annual fundraising Soiree is scheduled for Saturday, March 12th from 7 - 10 p.m. The event will be held at the Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market at 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. in New Orleans. The theme for the event this year is “Back on Broadway” to commemorate the lower school’s return to it’s newly renovated campus on Broadway Street. The evening will feature music from a live jazz band, a performance from the Chorus Girl Project, delicious cuisine and beverages, games, dancing, and both a live and silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person.
Soirée proceeds directly benefit Audubon’s unique academic programs and the over 800 children that the school serves. Audubon Charter School, a New Orleans public school, offers dual French and Montessori curricula for students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. It has been an A-rated school by the Louisiana Department of Education for many years and continues to maintain its status as one of the top five schools in the Greater New Orleans area. Audubon’s mission is to foster a culturally rich and academically rigorous program using French and Montessori curricula and a comprehensive arts curriculum. The school has created an advanced learning environment driven by a curricula designed to draw highly-motivated, high-achieving students through uniquely innovative educational programs. Funds raised through the Soirée are critical to Audubon’s success and the success of its students.