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Board members discuss whether year-round schooling would increase scores

With a new rating system going into effect and the state raising the bar for public school performance, St. Charles Parish decided last week to research year-round schools in the hopes that it would bring up performance scores and keep kids learning all year long. School Board member John Smith brought up year-round school during a Jan. 18 committee meeting as something the school district needs to start looking into.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:18 pm
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New school rating system called misleading

Children in St. Charles Parish will no longer be attending two and three star schools this fall. Their schools will be rated as B, C and D schools by the state starting in October.
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January 27, 2011 at 2:17 pm
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Valero plans to sink $1.5 billion into Norco refinery

After receiving federal backing in the form of a $241 million loan guarantee, Valero will move forward with plans to build a renewable diesel plant at their Norco refinery.Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 2:06 pm
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HHS boys pick up overtime win over ESJ

The Hahnville boys soccer team got their second wind after the end of regulation against East St. John, scoring in the first overtime period to knock off the Wildcats 2-1.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:55 am
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Fighting for playoff berth, Lady Tigers knock off East St. John

The Hahnville Lady Tigers soccer team picked up a huge win over East St. John on Friday, blasting the Wildcats 7-0.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:54 am
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Limited Access Area called ‘huge success’ for area hunters

In October, I was asked the following questions by local sportsmen concerning the "Limited Access Area" in the Lake Salvador Management Area. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:53 am
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HHS lineman commits to Nicholls

Last week I reported that Nicholls State University was spending plenty of time recruiting some of the talent in the River Parish Region. Those efforts continue to pay off as they got a verbal commitment from Hahnville High School defensive tackle Jordan Thompson.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:52 am
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Lady Tigers claw way back from big deficit to knock off Lady Cats, 52-51

Trailing by nine points with two minutes remaining, it looked like the Hahnville Lady Tigers would drop a hard-fought game with rival Destrehan.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:50 am
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Wildcats hold off Tiger rally in thrilling, 45-43 victory

In front of a packed gym last Friday night, the Destrehan Wildcats held on down the stretch for a 45-43 win over rival Hahnville.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:49 am
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VIPs: Very Important Parishioners

Cade Miguez, 6th grade student from R. J. Vial Elementary School in Paradis, was selected to the All Youth District VII Honor Band in December.
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January 27, 2011 at 9:48 am
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It's a boy

John Andrew Badgerow II was born on Dec. 22, 2010. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:47 am
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It's a girl

Cierra Rose Cortez was born to parents Cherokee Michael Cortez and Maci Renee' Duran on Dec. 13, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in Raceland at Ochsner St. Anne General Hopital. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:46 am
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Around the market

Blaine Greaud, left, is holding a regular white cauliflower and Timmy Perilloux is showing off a Romanesco Italian cauliflower grown on his farm in Montz. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:45 am
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Love is in the air

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Eugene Friloux were united in marriage on Dec. 18, 2010 at Holy Name of Jesus Church in New Orleans. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:44 am
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Spelling it out

Sacred Heart School in Norco held a spelling bee recently. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:41 am
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Trust us

R. J. Vial students were honored for displaying the character trait of trustworthiness. Read More...
January 27, 2011 at 9:40 am
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