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Dixie Todaro (left) accepts a gift basket from Mimosa Park principal Michele deBruler. Mimosa Park Elementary selects Teacher of the Year
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
Mrs. Michele deBruler, principal of Mimosa Park Elementary, announced Dixie Todaro as the 2015 Mimosa Park Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

Shown acting at “The Secret Pub” are an unidentified actor, student Mya Cannon, another actor, and students Kyla Gabriel, Mikella McGee, and Courtney Medina. R.K. Smith students take a trip back in time to Renaissance Fair
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
R.K. Smith 6th graders visited the Renaissance Festival in Hammond.

Shown seated: Laura Taylor, William Donovan, Rashanda Jones, LaToria Temple, Angela Jordan, Trishan Charles and Hope Gullage.  Standing are:  Nathalie White-Vigne, Angel Canselo-Sparks, Nakeil Watson, Principal, Mr. Blood, Dottie Young, Dwayne White, Sandra Dee Washington, Shawanda Custard and Darlene Cortez. Bus driver breakfast seeks to improve transportation in schools
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
R. K. Smith held a “get to know our bus drivers” breakfast for administration.

Nala Humane Society Pet of the Week: Nala
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Nala, a two-year-old Chihuahua-Yorkie mixed breed dog.

A1C Jasmine R. Anderson Destrehan grad completes Airforce basic training
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jasmine R. Anderson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Anderson is a 2009 graduate of Destrehan High School.

Kaleb Champagne Book Review: "The Hobbit"
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
The Hobbit by J.RR. Tolkien takes place the year 2941 in Middle Earth. The Hobbit is a story about the quest to the Lonely Mountain to take back the dwarves’ treasure from a dragon named Smaug.

Kids share humourous Thanksgiving recipes Kids share humourous Thanksgiving recipes
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
Before they all left for Thanksgiving break, area elementary students were asked a few questions about the Thanksgiving. First graders from St. Rose and Mimosa Park Elementary offered some fun, and often insightful, words about Thanksgiving food and blessings. You can view them all, with the responses alongside each child’s picture, by picking up the Nov. 27 issue of the St. Charles Herald-Guide.

Miguel Pro awaits execution after being arrested and given no right to trial in this Nov. 23, 1927 photo The stealth saint from Guadalupe
November 27, 2014 at 8:00 am
When we think of church leaders, there’s often this image of mild-mannered pontiffs, carrying about their duties with a soft voice and direct earnestness. It’s not often that we think of a mischievous risk-taker, wearing costumes and ministering in the shadows. But then again, most church leaders do not face arrest for practicing their religion.

Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers Des Allemands holds service for fallen soldiers
November 21, 2014 at 11:16 am
On Nov. 11, 2014, a memorial service for Fallen Soldiers was held at the monument in Des Allemands, La.

Harry Hurst Choir Concert Harry Hurst Choir Concert
November 21, 2014 at 11:12 am
The St. Charles Parish Public Schools recently held their Parish Honor Choir Concert.

Keiko Bernard Book Review: “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”
November 21, 2014 at 11:07 am
Ned Vizzini’s “It’s Kind of A Funny Story” follows fifteen-year-old Craig Gilner of New York in his battle with depression. When Craig reaches his last cry for help, he lands in a mental hospital.

Zip Humane Society Pet of the Week: Zip
November 21, 2014 at 11:04 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Zip, a one-year-old Aussie mix breed dog.

The Season of Giving
November 21, 2014 at 10:36 am
According to an analysis by Feeding America, nearly 20 percent of St. Charles Parish’s children suffer from food insecurity. As residents prepare to indulge in holiday meals, now may be the best time to get to know those who are helping residents who are going hungry.

The Season of Giving
November 21, 2014 at 10:36 am
According to an analysis by Feeding America, nearly 20 percent of St. Charles Parish’s children suffer from food insecurity. As residents prepare to indulge in holiday meals, now may be the best time to get to know those who are helping residents who are going hungry.

A statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini stands in a chapel that bears her name on the campus of Cabrini High School in New Orleans. St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
November 21, 2014 at 10:31 am
The United States wasn’t her first choice, but by the end, Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini would leave a lasting legacy in the heart of southern Louisiana.

Pictured with Officer Gautreaux and Freckles from left to right are David Rodriguez, Camilla Martinez, Judith Navarro, Jordan Sheriff, Logan Shotwell, Gabrielle Williams, and Addison Kolb. St. Rose Elementary receives visit from police dog
November 14, 2014 at 12:08 pm
Officer Roy Gautreaux and Freckles, members of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Department K-9 division, recently visited students at St. Rose Elementary School.

DHS Basic Drafting Students analyze an electrical box taken from the WWII-era Torpedo Patrol Boat (PT-305) being renovated at the National WWII Museum. DHS drafting students help restore WWII boat
November 14, 2014 at 12:03 pm
Member of the Destrehan High School basic and advanced drafting classes were invited by the National World War II Museum in New Orleans to take part in the restoration of the USS Sudden Jerk.

Beth Humane Society Pet of the Week: Beth
November 14, 2014 at 12:01 pm
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Beth, a four-month-old female kitten.

SCAG announces January artists of the month
SCAG announces January artists of the month
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The St. Charles Artists of the month for January are (from left):