Month: February 2018

Please announce: Young Audiences Charter School celebrates its 5th Annual YACS Fest

  Young Audiences Charter School celebrates its 5th Annual YACS Fest Celebrate Young Audiences Charter School at festival with music, entertainment, games, inflatables, and fabulous food   Gretna, LA — Young Audiences Charter School will hold its 5th Annual YACS Fest on...

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Lusher Alumna Sings Lead in Harvard Performance

Lusher 2017 Graduate (and OPSB student of the year), Samyra Miller is a current freshman at Harvard University, and she is already a featured soloist for the university’s renowned singing group, "The Harvard Lowkeys.”  Samyra, who was a graduate of Lusher’s Certificate of...

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Young Audiences Charter School Open House to be held March 1, 2018

YOUNG AUDIENCES CHARTER SCHOOL TO HOLD OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS ON MARCH 1 Arts-integrated school expanding to high school in 2019 Young Audiences Charter School (YACS), the only arts-integrated charter school in Jefferson Parish, invites prospective students, along with...

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Two Lusher Seniors Named Candidates for United States Presidential Scholars Program

  Lusher Seniors Julia Simon and Henry Wietfeldt have been selected  as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program.  The awards will be announced in May.   “We are so proud of Julia and Henry for being selected as candidates for the United States...

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Ben Franklin High School annouces its Six Presiential Scholars candidates

        New Orleans, LA—February 7, 2018 – Benjamin Franklin High School (BFHS) is proud to announce the following six seniors have been selected as candidates for the United States Presidential Scholars Program: Kaitlyn Calabresi Vanessa...

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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...

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International School of Louisiana students to perform at Chinese New Year Block Party Feb. 25

  International School of Louisiana’s (ISL) students will be performing at Xavier University’s Chinese New Year Block Party on Sunday, February 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in celebration of the Year of the Dog in the Chinese Lunar calendar....

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LUSHER one of Eight Louisiana Schools Nationally Recognized for Student Achievement

BATON ROUGE, La.-- Eight schools across Louisiana have been nationally recognized for exceptional student performance or for closing the achievement gap among historically disadvantaged students. Two schools have been named National Title I Distinguished...

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News & Highlights

Sci High Names Dr. Monique Cola as New Principal

  New Orleans Charter Science & Mathematics High School Names  Dr. Monique Cola as...

Lusher Charter School Earns Arts Schools Network Exemplary School Designation

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Lusher Students Win Chevron Design Challenge

June 5, 2018 Lusher Students Win Chevron Design Challenge All-female engineering team...