First Guaranty Bank representative, Casie Navarre, presented Woodland Park Magnet School with a donation to help establish the Physical and Health Education Program and the newly configured Woodland Park Magnet School. WPMS formerly consisted of grades Pre-k and Kindergarten. Beginning in August, the Rangers will become the Wildcats and will serve students in grades Pre-k through 8th. First Guaranty Bank has partnered with WPMS to help ensure our students are offered a quality and diverse education. WPMS appreciates the continued support of the community! Shown are Melinda Blache, WPMS Magnet Specialist, Casie Navarre First Guaranty Bank, and Tangee Daugereaux, WPMS Principal.
At Independence Leadership Academy, students in 7th and 8th grades recently participated in a treasure hunt. I.L.A. has a pirate theme this year as they explore exciting ways to engage the students. Pictured are students preparing their treasure maps and presenting the material to their classmates. The presentation focus on the school leadership and discipline goals. I.L.A. strives to help students develop self-respect, develop respect for others, make choices that lead to improved behavior, and becoming successful leaders.
Photo above: 8th Grade Students in Mr. Byron Humphrey’s homeroom place their treasure map pieces together and prepare to discuss their topic. Pictured L to R: Seated Kenneth Walker, James Wayne, Mr. Humphrey, La’Derrica Couch, Kimberlyn Womack, and Chantrell Rapp.
Photo below: 7th Grade students from Mrs. Julie Carmichael’s homeroom present the I.L.A. Leadership and Discipline Goals to their peers after learning how to be a great leader. Pictured L to R Destiny Lauricella, Alyssa Ball, Elvis Martinez, and Fred McDowell.First Day of School 2.0Shawn, Reese, Aren, and Donovan raise the flag at D.C. Reeves Elementary bright and early Wednesday morning, August 24th, to welcome their fellow students, teachers, and administrators back to school.Briana Peters is shown here sharing the Pin It Forward badge she received from the camp staff at the UDA Camp held this summer at ULL in Lafayette. She was also invited to apply to become a UDA staff member.
Loranger High School Wolfettes Dance Team attended Universal Dance Association's dance camp at ULL in Lafayette, La. this past summer. The Wolfettes received a superior trophy while at camp and also received the Team Full Out Trophy. Robeon Davis was this year's camp Drill Down Runner-Up.Standing-Briana Peters and Clare Starkey; Kneeling Emma Pinion
On Friday, September 9 some of the Loranger High School Wolves football players helped the Loranger Elementary students get out of their cars and walk them to class. Loranger Elementary had many new students this year and the football players help was needed and appreciated by the LES staff and students.