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.
Morris Jeff to Host 9th Annual Community Gala on October 12
Maria A. Newman Carrere & Richard Perque, co-chairs, and the Gala Committee are committed to raising $90,000 in support of Morris Jeff Community School’s rigorous academics grounded in diversity & inclusion.
Morris Jeff Community School has been recognized nationally as a model for public education. The school was intentionally designed by the community in post-Katrina New Orleans and reflects the racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity of the New Orleans. By celebrating diversity and inclusion and embracing a rigorous International Baccalaureate curriculum, Morris Jeff serves nearly 900 children in grades PreK-9 and is a 2017 Top 10 Highest Performing School in New Orleans according to The Times-Picayune.
University View Academy, Louisiana top academic performing K-12 online public school, is inviting enrolled students and interested families from the Ruston and greater Baton Rouge areas to two Open Houses. The Ruston Open House will take place Friday, Sept. 22, 1 to 3 p.m. at Lincoln Parish Library Event Center, 910 N Trenton St., Ruston, LA. The greater Baton Rouge area Open House will take place Friday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Greenwood Community Park, 13350 Louisiana 19, Baker, LA.
The Open house events will give returning and new families from each grade the opportunity to meet in person and share experiences for the first time this year. School administrators and teachers are also present to meet students and explore the online charter program with prospective families.
Benjamin Franklin High School will hold its Open House for prospective parents and students on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm at the school at 2001 Leon C. Simon Dr. in New Orleans.
Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the school and campus, meet teachers and students and experience the diverse community of excellence at Benjamin Franklin High School, the top performing public high school in Louisiana. Franklin received the highest School Performance Score in Louisiana, making it the #1 public school in the state.