Lifestyles




Hope Berg, Breann Marino, Connor Mayeux and Caylee Landry. Norco Elementary “nacho” average students
April 18 at 11:23 am
Norco Elementary third grade students enjoyed nachos for meeting their “good news” incentive.

India Dewey St. Rose Elementary students place in regional social studies fair
April 18 at 11:22 am
St. Rose Elementary fifth grade student India Dewey won third place at the Regional Social Studies Fair held at Nicholls State University.

Matthew Bedi, Emersyn Humphreys, Evan Bartolo, Zachary Murphy, Macey Risinger and Sophie Touchard. Mimosa Park Elementary cup structure
April 18 at 11:20 am
At Mimosa Park Elementary School, Nicole Ford’s first graders built structures with 101 cups on the 101st day of school.

Hayden Powell and David Rodriguez working on their writings. St. Rose Elementary School students enjoy spring weather
April 14 at 9:24 am
After all of the cold, icy weather over the winter, St. Rose Elementary students in Kristin Tabb’s 4th grade writing class recently took advantage of the beautiful weather and held their writers’ workshop outside.

Sophie This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Sophie”
April 14 at 9:23 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Sophie.
Sophie is a three-year-old female tortoiseshell calico.

(Left to right) Joe Durr, Councilwoman Julia Fisher-Perrier, Bryce Steinlage, Ryan Fleischer, Bobby Lovergne, Parker Lombard, Thomas Hines, pastor of Hope Church, and Bobby Donaldson, St. Charles Parish chief operating officer. VFW gets makeover with aid of Home Depot workers, community
April 14 at 9:19 am
Employees of Home Depot, along with members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3750 and other local leaders, gathered together last week to begin renovations on the VFW Hall in Luling that were funded by a $10,000 grant.

Trooper This week’s Humane Society showcase adoption pet “Trooper”
April 04 at 11:52 am
This week’s Humane Society showcase pet is Trooper.

Jayven Brown and Cory Carrier. St. Charles Borromeo students receive new technology through DOW grant
April 04 at 11:51 am
Eighth grade students at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently completed a “Need Energy” lab with the school’s Learn Pads.

New Quilting Fans officers are, left to right: Cheryl Guarino of Montz, treasurer; Brenda Squatrito of St. Rose, secretary and Loretta Webre of Laplace, president. Quilting Fans officers named
April 04 at 11:50 am
The Quilting Fans clubs recently announced 2014 officer.

Abby Christen, Trevious Jakab, Luca Busalacchi, Landon Baudoin, and Jacques Dufrene. Back row left to right are: Lyrren Mwaghore, Gavin Turner, Cade Mataya, David Baudry, David Broussard and Conrad Allemand, not pictured is Caitlyn Cancienne. J.B. Martin students awarded at regional science fair
April 04 at 11:48 am
J. B. Martin was recently represented at the Regional 10 Jr. Level Science and Engineering Fair held on the campus of Nicholls State University.

Students pictured racing are Osni Leal-Munoz, Bismel Sulari, Joshua Walther, Sophia Goenaga- Espinoza, Joclyn Rivas, Karma Jones, A’Jah Sanchez and Reese Ricca. Students in the back watching the race are Alaiah Armstrong, Robyn Thomas, Skilyn Navas Calderon, Jayden Zeringue and Jaden Richardson. St. Rose Elementary students tour Destrehan Plantation
April 04 at 11:46 am
St. Rose Elementary students in Richard Weerts’ 3rd grade class visited the Destrehan Plantation.

(L-R) Scott Abate, Trey Gaudet, Jamie Krebs, and Laiba Iqbal simulate chemical weathering in science lab. Candy used to simulate erosion in geological experiment
April 04 at 11:44 am
Harry Hurst 8th grade students recently used sweet tarts to replicate rocks during a unit comparing chemical and physical weathering.

S.T.A.R. facilitator Angela Lange with S.T.A.R. student of the year Payton Bryant. HHS senior named S.T.A.R. student of the year
April 04 at 11:43 am
Payton Bryant has been named the 2013 – 2014 S.T.A.R. (Students Teaching and Reaching) Student Of the Year.

Lydia Guichard and Jacobi Green used visual text features to better understand the non-fiction passage. Third grade students learn about text features
April 04 at 11:40 am
St. Rose Elementary third grade students in Lisa Reeves’ class recently studied text features.

Harry Hurst 8th graders (L-R) Michael Williams, Tarrence Beckett, Asia Sumlin, and Larielle Sumlin take a closer look at an earthworm. Hurst students dig science
April 04 at 11:39 am
As part of a unit on a decomposer’s role in creating soil, students took a closer look at earthworms.

Members are kneeling l-r: Meredyth Buisson, Abby Bryant – captain, and Brittany Beba – co-captain; middle row l-r: Emily Julian – coach, Caroline Roberts, Sydney Pfister, Jordyn Brown, Rachael Melancon – lieutenant, Grace Galey – lieutenant, Chloe Candies; back row l-r: Ayme Melancon, Bella Trew, Jenna Tortorich, Katie Cannon, Rushay Bossier, and Marcus Lawson – coach and choreographer . St. Charles Borromeo cheerleaders place first in competition
April 04 at 11:38 am
The competitive cheerleaders at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan recently received 1st place at the Kickin’ It For Kids competition in Hammond.

Different plants recommended by local gardening experts. Local experts share gardening tips for both new and established gardens
April 04 at 11:21 am
For gardeners who are just getting into gardening as well as those finding themselves having to replant after last year’s brutal winter, there are plenty of new plants to consider this year. However, local experts say the basics of setting up a garden that will last for years comes down to good planning.

Students Destiny Gray (left) and Samayntha Porter (right) talk about their logo designs for the Paul Maillard Corridor Revitalization Plan with Tim Basilica and Haley Blakeman from the Center for Planning Excellence. St. Charles Satellite Center members help Paul Maillard revitalization campaign
March 31 at 9:51 am
The team members were asked to design a logo that would help give an identity to the project and could be used as a cornerstone for a recognizable brand for the corridor.