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Students at Lakewood Elementary presenting Dow St. Charles Operations Community Relations Manager, Stanley Dufrene, with their entry into the Science Night event recently. Dow puts students in the driver's seat
May 17, 2006 at 11:28 am
Fourth, fifth and sixth grade students showcased their science knowledge at a special Science Night held recently, at Lakewood Elementary. Science Night is part of an innovative program, "Putting Students in the Driver's Seat: An exploration of Motion and Force," that was awarded $1,960 by Dow's Educational Enhancement Grant last year.


Mary Ann Singleton smiles for the camera as she sets place settings on her kitchen table at her home in Luling. Making a difference
May 17, 2006 at 11:20 am
"If there is one single thing I want children to gain from my summer classes, it is the idea that they are special and have a place in this world," said Mary Ann Singleton, creator and facilitator of the free at home etiquette class scheduled to begin in May.

Susan Hymel of Luling is the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Mother of the Year. Susan Hymel wins Mother-of-the-Year Contest
May 10, 2006 at 12:31 pm
Susan Hymel of Luling is the winner of the St. Charles Herald -Guide Mother-of-the-Year Contest.

Sacred Heart School recommended for accreditation
May 10, 2006 at 12:13 pm
Norco, LA - Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Norco has been recommended for accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.

Life's lessons from your mother
May 10, 2006 at 12:09 pm
Your mother tried to teach you some valuable lessons. Moms have a unique ability to impart essential wisdom.

Pictured are Duanne Cazalot, MaQue Hollins, Hailee Weber and Angie Lehrmann. Dance Unlimited wins two state dance titles
May 10, 2006 at 12:06 pm
On Sunday, April 9 the Louisiana Association of Dance Masters crowned their new title winners. For the fifth time in six years, Duanne Cazalot, Samantha Sidwell and Angie Lehrmann were honored to be the teachers of the Louisiana state title winners.

Brown-Harrison Engagement
May 10, 2006 at 12:04 pm
Mr. and Mrs. James McCoy of Boutte, Louisiana, announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Baldwin-Brown to Lawrence Harrison, son of Kathryn B. Harrison of Amite, Louisiana and the late Lawrence Harrison Sr.

St. Charles Schools name Laura Abbey High School teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Laura Abbey High School teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 12:02 pm
Laura, a teacher at Hahnville High School, graduated from the University of Louisiana-Monroe with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Alternative Teaching Certification, and a Masters of Education Degree.

St. Charles Schools name Holly Thompson Middle school teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Holly Thompson Middle school teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 11:59 am
Holly, a teacher at J. B. Martin Middle School, graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and has attained the title of High Qualified Teacher.

St. Charles Schools name Sherry Chapman teacher of the year St. Charles Schools name Sherry Chapman teacher of the year
May 10, 2006 at 11:56 am
Sherry, a teacher at New Sarpy Kindergarten Center, graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Education Degrees.

Hurst Middle teacher Barry Guillot gives an acceptance speech to over 2,500 people representing all 50 states and 41 countries.  Hurst students Laila Cambre and Brooke McCray also spoke at the ceremony. Wetland Watchers receive national award
May 10, 2006 at 11:52 am
The LeBranche Wetland Watchers service learning group at Harry Hurst Middle School in Destrehan has been a hot topic of conversation among parents and educators in the parish and beyond.

Albert Cammon Middle School Honor Roll
May 03, 2006 at 10:37 am
Albert Cammon Middle School’s third quarter Honor Roll students were recognized at an Honor Roll Breakfast. Students were able to attend the breakfast with their parents, or guardians, to celebrate their academic accomplishments.

DHS Third Quarter Honor Roll
May 03, 2006 at 10:34 am
Christine Abell, Francie Abell, Ashley Able, Jessica Albanese, Tachel Alexander, Brittany Allesandro, Kristine Allesandro, Stephanie Allotto, Callie Anderson, Chelsea Anderson, Jasmine Anderson, Kyle Anderson, Amber Arceneaux, Andrew Arceneaux, Rickey Aucoin, Tristan Babin, Shaine Babineaux

Sheriff Greg Champagne with Dr. Lafon at the Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2002. A passion for playing
May 03, 2006 at 10:24 am
Many residents of St. Charles Parish know that Dr. Rodney Lafon began his education career as a music teacher before being promoted to Superintendent of St. Charles Parish Schools.

Think of fertilizers as 'vitamins' for plants
May 03, 2006 at 10:17 am
Choosing a fertilizer for your landscape is not as difficult as it might seem – particularly if you look at it the right way.


Energy Saving Tips for a Hot Summer
April 26, 2006 at 11:52 am
Another summer and another energy price hike. It seems like an unstoppable pattern, made worse this year by the devastation wrought in the energy producing Gulf states but by Hurricanes Rita and Katrina.

Lakewood Elementary State Science Fair Winners Lakewood Elementary State Science Fair Winners
April 26, 2006 at 11:47 am
Several Lakewood Elementary sixth graders recently received awards at the State Science Fair at LSU. Among the students competing in the division were Austin Savoie-placing 4th in Physics, Jared Bosco and Thomas Hymel taking 3rd in team projects, and Michelle Bourgeois winning 1st in Behavioral. Michelle also won 3rd overall in the Junior Division and received the Louisiana Gulf Coast Section Institute of Food Technologist Special Award.

Katie Brady, Toni Rizzo, Faith Ryan, Haylee Ferguson, Madison Webre, Mikaela Picou, Alli Perilloux, Danielle Baiamonte, Catie Toal and Gillian Gallardo. Joh'anna's Jazz in Motion Shakes a Tail Feather in Baton Rouge
April 26, 2006 at 11:43 am
Joh’anna’s Jazz in Motion’s competition group traveled to Baton Rouge to compete in the VIP dance competition. The students walked away with gold, high medals and top awards.

Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond
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The Krewe of Zeus has withdrawn a permit application that would have allowed the organization to parade through Ormond Subdivision in Destrehan.