The A-rated Audubon Charter School will open a new school, Audubon Gentilly, in Fall 2018 at the former Gentilly Terrace Elementary Campus. Audubon Gentilly will combine the current Audubon Charter School’s Montessori and French immersion curricula into a new Montessori French Immersion model.
Audubon Gentilly will host a Recruitment Day on Saturday, November 18 from 11am-3pm at Milne Park, 2400 Filmore Ave. The day will feature family friendly activities, food, and the opportunity to experience a Montessori French Language classroom activity through live demonstrations.
Hynes Charter School, which hopes to expand its elementary program to a new site on the UNO campus, and Audubon Charter Schools, which will open a new Montessori French Immersion program in Gentilly next year, are joining other Greater New Orleans Collaborative Charter Schools (GNOCCS) in the open enrollment ENROLL NOLA program offered by the New Orleans Public School System, announced GNOCCS Director Ken Ducote.
Audubon Charter School, a top performing, “A” rated New Orleans public school, announces its 2017-18 Open Houses for parents and prospective students in grades PK3 through 8th.
Audubon Charter School’s Lower School Open Houses (grades PK3-3) will take place on October 25, November 8, November 15 and December 6 at 9:00 a.m. at its Lower Campus at 428 Broadway St., New Orleans, LA 70118, phone (504) 324-7100.
Audubon’s Upper School Open Houses (grades 4-8) will take place on October 26 and November 9 at 9:00 a.m. at its Upper Campus at 1111 Milan St., New Orleans, LA 70115, phone (504) 324-7110.
The Rector of Guadeloupe, along with his delegation will visit Audubon Charter School’s Broadway campus as part of its partnership with Monsieur Raymond Hinz , Attaché for Cooperation Consulat Général de France, School Inspector / Superintendent of Schools and the French Consulate.
Friday, March 31, 9am
Audubon Charter School, a top performing, “A” rated New Orleans public school, announces its 2016 Open Houses for parents and prospective students in grades PK3 through 8th.
Audubon Charter School’s Lower School Open Houses (grades PK3-3) will take place on October 25, November 15, and December 6 at 9:00 a.m. at its Lower Campus at 428 Broadway St., New Orleans, LA 70118, phone (504) 324-7100.
Audubon’s Upper School Open Houses (grades 4-8) will take place on October 27 and December 8 at 9:00 a.m. at its Upper Campus at 1111 Milan St., New Orleans, LA 70115, phone (504) 324-7110.
A ceremony will be held to welcome 7th Grade exchange students from the Collège César in Roquefort-les-Pins to Audubon Charter School and New Orleans. The students will be arriving May 8 and returning to France on May 22. Audubon students will visit France in October. Raymond Hinz, the Attaché of the Général Consulate of France in New Orleans will be in attendance to greet the students.
Monday, May 9, 8-9am
Audubon Charter School (Upper Campus)
1111 Milan St. in New Orleans
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
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.
Derek D. Bardell, a professor at Delgado Community College, was unanimously elected Chairman of the French and Montessori Education (FAME) Incorporated Board of Directors. The FAME Board governs the “A” rated Audubon Charter School (K-8) and oversees its $7.5 million budget. Bardell was elected at the Board Meeting on December 12, 2015.
Derek D. Bardell is a veteran educator who currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Business Administration and Teaching and Learning at Delgado Community College. Bardell holds a bachelor’s degree from Dillard University and two master’s degrees from Tulane University. He is certified by the Louisiana Department of Education as an Educational Administrator and Supervisor of Instruction.