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(Right)  Madelyn Cooper and Morgan Landry. Lakewood Elementary 4th graders get math lesson
September 05 at 5:55 pm
Students in Mindy Baudouin’s fourth grade math class at Lakewood Elementary School have been studying place value.
In a recent lesson on rounding, the students used a vertical number line to round multi-digit whole numbers.

Nancy Keisman, Ann Clement, Merrill Zeringue, Joyce Hagen, Madeleine Neske, Donna Nassar, Barbara LeBlanc, Tammy Gaulter and Joan Longo. St. Charles Art Guild Art showcase
September 05 at 5:54 pm
Last month, the St. Charles Art Guild held their annual Art Showcase at the Crescent City Brewhouse in the French Quarter.

Craig Simons, chairman of the board of directors for Lunches for Learning, spoke at the St. Charles Rotary Club about the program’s outreach in providing meals to Honduran schoolchildren. Rotary Club provides funding for third world school children
September 05 at 5:44 pm
The St. Charles Parish Rotary Club hosted a group of special speakers in mid-August when the founders of the Lunches to Learning program stopped by for their annual visit.

Elizabeth Gilmore and Madeleine Raymond lead the Spanish dance in the Nutcracker ballet. ‘The Nutcracker’ paved way for 20 years of ballet productions
September 05 at 5:41 pm
For the past two decades the River Region Ballet has brought a brilliant array of arts together for a season of stage shows that are presented each year.

Jon Benton Book review: “The Hunt for Red October”
August 29 at 5:09 pm
The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy’s breakthrough novel, is a Cold War-era thriller following a Soviet’s attempt at betraying his nation and America’s attempt at covering his tracks.

Grace Becnel Keller of Destrehan and Mary Ann Becnel Breaud of Lafayette, the two oldest living descendants. 27th Annual Becnel Family Reunion
August 29 at 5:07 pm
One of the oldest families in St. Charles Parish recently hosted their 27th annual family reunion at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Kenner.

Sydney Poulos, Teen Miss Little Red Church Queen III and Payton Bourgeois, Miss Little Red Church Queen III. Miss Little Red Church Children’s Coronation annual pageant
August 29 at 4:56 pm
The Miss Little Red Church Children’s Coronation held their annual pageant on May 4 in the St. Charles Borromeo Gym.

Peter, Lexi, Carsyn, Rosana, and Nicole Ford enter the new kindergarten wing accompanied by Misti Cunningham. Lexi is a kindergarten student. Mimosa Park holds back to school bash
August 29 at 4:55 pm
Mimosa Park Elementary School in Luling recently held the annual Back to School Bash before the children started another school year.

Riley Zeringue and Alexz Huszar. Social studies Scrabble
August 29 at 4:54 pm
Harry Hurst students in Melanie Zeringue’s eighth grade Louisiana History class use a letter scramble activity to create words based on Louisiana geography and resources.

Through her non-profit Kevell Byrd gave away over $12,000 in school supplies to Luling Elementary students to begin the 2014-15 school year. 11-year-old helps needy students get back to school
August 29 at 11:39 am
R.K. Smith student Kevell Byrd recently provided several incoming students with back-to-school necessities at Luling Elementary, her former school, through her newly created non-profit organization Rise 2 Royalty Inc.

Former foster child turned advocate, Devan Petersen, kisses service dog Hayward who provides companionship and assists abused children with forensic interviews. Community puts on sundresses, shrimp boots to helps thousands of foster children
August 29 at 11:35 am
More than 200 people crammed into the Mule Barn at Destrehan Plantation last weekend to raise money and awareness for at-risk youths from across the southeast Louisiana region.

Arc of St. Charles Executive Director Victoria Bryant (left) goes in for a hug. Arc of St. Charles director lauded for 20 years of service
August 22 at 10:07 am
Victoria Bryant was surrounded by friends and family alike when a surprise celebration luncheon was held in her honor on Aug. 8 for serving 20 years with the Arc of St. Charles.

St. Charles Parish Hospital holds annual pre-sports physicals
August 22 at 10:06 am
St. Charles Parish Hospital provided pre-sports physicals for nearly 200 students of the middle schools in St. Charles Parish on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Jessica Becnel Book review: “Delirium”
August 22 at 10:05 am
Delirium by Lauren Oliver tells the story of a girl named Lena and her struggle in the dystopian society characterized by a lack of love.

Brody Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Brody””
August 22 at 10:04 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Brody.

Dow provides $75K grant for technical college Dow provides $75K grant for technical college
August 22 at 10:03 am
South Central Louisiana Technical College received a donation from DOW in the amount of $75,000 for the college’s expansion project.

Louis Lowe Jr. Cox inspirational hero
August 22 at 10:02 am
St. Rose Elementary student Louis Lowe Jr. is a 2nd grader who was chosen as the Cox Inspirational Hero at the end of last school year.

Ballet performs at nursing home Ballet performs at nursing home
August 22 at 10:00 am
River Region Ballet continues performed for the residents of Luling Living Center and Ormond Nursing and Care Center on Saturday, July 26.

Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
Krewe of Zeus will hold public meeting about planned Ormond parade
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The Krewe of Zeus will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 30 to gather community input on their plans to parade through Ormond subdivision.