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2014 Mardi Gras Royalty 2014 Mardi Gras Royalty
February 28 at 11:20 am
Revelers are preparing once again to line the streets of Luling and Des Allemands with family and friends to celebrate the Mardi Gras season and catch a glimpse and maybe a special throw from those honored as this year’s royalty.

Back Row (L to R) Principal Tregle, Reese Adams, Madison Deroche, Caleb Ducote, Emily Simoneaux, Akira Williams, Ellie MArtin, Addison Orgeron and Wendy Lagaurde. 
Front Row - Sitting - (L to R) Chloe Richoux, Jermaine Sandolph, Connor Hollis, Jadon Webre, Samson Nazio,Jordan Scholl, Wesley Zafirau and Kia Hydell. 100th day at Des Allemands Elementary
February 24 at 12:09 pm
Kindergarten students in Wendy Lagaurde’s class celebrated the 100th day of school on Thursday, Feb. 6.

Malissa Gore R.K. Smith Middle School teacher of the year
February 24 at 12:09 pm
Malissa Gore was selected as the 2013-14 Teacher of the Year for R.K. Smith Middle School.

Digital Media Team Members pose with their tour guide, David Ford, before concluding their tour of Nicholls State University. Standing in back (from L to R): Anthony Houseworth, Brandon Wong, Tyler Archuleta. Standing in front (from L to R): Victoria Lewis, Samayntha Porter, David Ford, and Destiny Gray. Satellite Center students tour communications department at Nicholls State University
February 24 at 12:07 pm
Digital Media Team Members from the St. Charles Satellite Center recently went on a field experience to Nicholls State University in Thibodaux to tour the Office of Student Publications and Art and Mass Communication Departments.

Clay Boos, Bethany Cantrelle and Riley Duffaut. Norco Elementary student chosen for district honor choir
February 24 at 11:53 am
Three Norco Elementary students who were chosen for District Honor Choir and participated in a concert held at H.L. Bourgeois High School in Gray on Saturday, Feb. 1.

Local photographer captures amazing wildlife images Local photographer captures amazing wildlife images
February 24 at 11:34 am
Luling resident Crystal Landry is a budding photographer.

You’ve got to read this! (Feb. 20)
February 24 at 11:32 am
New books are waiting for you in your St. Charles Parish libraries.

King Talan Theriot, Princiapl Michele deBruler  and Queen Madison Diggs. Mimosa Park names Mardi Gras royalty
February 24 at 11:31 am
Michele deBruler, principal of Mimosa Park Elementary School in Luling announced the King and Queen for the school’s 2014 Mardi Gras Parade.

(L to R):  Ella Munster, Madison Rojas, Hailey Frasier, Breianna Bordelon and Bryce Matis. Norco Elementary students learn how to use library for research
February 24 at 11:31 am
Jessica Thomas’ fourth grade students at Norco Elementary recently learned how to conduct research in the school library.

Landon LeBlanc watches the chemical change as Cooper Couret experiences the cold, wet feeling of snow. Borromeo students experiment with snow
February 24 at 11:30 am
As part of their winter lesson, students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently experimented in making snow.

Vice President Kaci Waguespack and President Conner Fisk Harry Hurst Middle School Beta Club Inductees
February 24 at 11:29 am
The Harry Hurst BETA Club welcomed several new members this year.

Woody This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Woody”
February 24 at 11:28 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Woody.
Woody is a two-year-old Boston Terrier mix.

Community Ed. instructor Midori Tajiri-Byrd (left) applies makeup to a model. Tajiri-Byrd  teaches numerous courses on professional makeup techniques, including those for people who would like to work in TV and film productions. New season of Community Education offers a variety of fun and enlightening classes
February 21 at 3:25 pm
As spring approaches a new session of community education classes be will be offered to the public through St. Charles Parish Public Schools including courses in show biz cosmetics, pastry baking, wreath-making, exercising and taking advantage of tax breaks as well as many others.

(Left) Dawn Loyd’s king cake sales at Two Sisters Bakery in Boutte has steadily grown over the past three Mardi Gras seasons. (Center) Cook Renee Hawkins and baker Holly Brooks work together to keep shelves stocked with king cake at Gre’aud Fine Foods in Norco. (Right) Renu Jain, co-owner of Takeaway Donuts in Boutte, shows off a Valentine’s Day king cake. King Cakes of St. Charles Parish
February 14 at 2:04 pm
While the rest of the country is still recovering from the back-to-back culinary excesses of Thanksgiving and Christmas, and many are trying to turn over a new leaf by focusing on heath and fitness, the party is just starting in southeast Louisiana.

Tooth Fairy stresses dental hygiene in visit to Boutte Christian Academy Tooth Fairy stresses dental hygiene in visit to Boutte Christian Academy
February 14 at 12:07 pm
The Tooth Fairy recently visited Boutte Christian Academy preschoolers and received assistance from a helper in teaching students how to properly clean their teeth.

Ana Bourg explaining the process of mummification to judges Barbara Taylor and Burton Mayeux. Norco Elementary holds social studies fair
February 14 at 12:06 pm
On Friday, Jan. 10 Norco Elementary held their science and social studies fair.

Children’s festival held for non-profit Children’s festival held for non-profit
February 14 at 12:05 pm
Jordan Dabney, hosted a “Fun Festival for Kids” at her local American Legion Hall to raise awareness about child abuse and to benefit Child Advocacy Services (CAS).

Kaleb Tassara and Mercedes Paniagua.
St. Rose Elementary students focus on fractions
February 14 at 12:04 pm
Students in Alissa Ball’s third grade class at St. Rose Elementary are exploring fractions.

Tigers overhaul offense, defense under new head coach
Tigers overhaul offense, defense under new head coach
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New coach, new offense, new defense, new quarterback – this year the Hahnville Tigers are currently experiencing a once-in-a-generation overhaul they hope will see them improve on two back-to-back mediocre seasons.