It’s Back to School for the Greater New Orleans Collaborative of Charter Schools!
The Greater New Orleans Collaborative of Charter Schools (GNOCCS) invites you to come visit! We’re proud of our schools and excited for the new school year.
**Back to School dates and grades are bolded below school name**
Lake Forest Charter School is excited to get back to school! The first day for students in Grades 1-8 is Wednesday, August 8 and Kindergarten’s first day is Wednesday, August 15. All students will report to Lake Forest’s campus at 11110 Lake Forest Blvd. at 8am.
“We can’t wait to get back to school and see our amazing students,” said Mardele Early, Founding CEO. “Our teachers and staff have been tirelessly preparing for the new school year and we are ready to get back to work!”
New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School, “Sci High,” has appointed Dr. Monique G. Cola, PhD. as its new Principal of the high school. Sci High, located at 5625 Loyola Ave. in Uptown New Orleans. is one of the highest performing open-enrollment science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) schools in the state.
“Out of a strong pool of highly qualified candidates, Dr. Cola stood out from the start,” said Mary Zervigon, Board Chair, Advocates for Science & Mathematics Education Inc. “We are thrilled to have such a committed, experienced and passionate STEM leader and cannot wait to see what the future holds for Sci High under her leadership.”
In November last year, Facebook announced the launch of a new program to invest in small businesses across the country. The program, Community Boost, is designed to help small businesses grow and to give more people the digital skills they need to compete in the new economy. Facebook Community Boost will be visiting 30 cities this year and will be in New Orleans from August 7 to 9.
Today, we are announcing that registration is open for anyone who wants to come to Community Boost which kicks off on August 7 at River City Venues, 1380 Port of New Orleans Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130. You can learn more about the event and register here: www.facebook.com/business/m/community-boost/neworleans
Councilman Jared Brossett, who has served the citizens of New Orleans for over 10 years as a state legislator and District D City Councilmember, will qualify for Clerk of Civil Court on Wednesday, July 18, 8:30 a.m. at the Clerk of Court’s Office, 2700 Tulane Ave. in New Orleans.
“Since the 2005 storms and levee failure in Orleans Parish, we have all become keenly aware of how vital and important this office is as the record-keeper for our most personal documents,” said Councilman Brossett. “That’s why it is important to elect someone who understands state and local government, who has a record of serving and helping people, and who is committed to efficiency and responsiveness.”
Assessor: Rolls Open From Monday, July 16 to Wednesday, August 15
Online Appeals to be Accepted Monday, July 23 - Monday, August 20
New Orleans property owners who wish to discuss the taxable assessment on their property with the Assessor’s Office may do so during the Open Rolls period, announced Orleans Parish Assessor Erroll Williams. The tax rolls will be open weekdays beginning Monday, July 16, to Wednesday, August 15, from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Property owners may visit any of the Office’s three locations: