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Parents urged to visit open house

BOUTTE - Hahnville High School will hold its open house on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. where parents can meet the HHS faculty and administration and visit their child’s classes. Teachers will be in their classes to give parents and guardians a brief overview of the materials that will be covered in their classroom.

Parents and guardians should bring a copy of their child’s schedule with them.

The school will also hold a parent night for the different grade levels on the following dates:

- Freshman and sophomore night is Sept. 3 at 6:30.

- Junior night is Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

- Senior night is Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

During these nights, the counselors will be sharing information concerning the Satellite Center, testing, graduation and TOPS requirements, scholarships, college applications, study skills, financial aid, career clusters and many more topics.
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September 08, 2009 at 9:12 am
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Student Book Reviews

Dante Alighieri, a renowned poet from the middle ages, wrote “The Inferno,” a book from his “Divine Comedy.”Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:12 am
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DHS gets certified drafting curriculum

The American Design Drafting Association has certified the drafting curriculum at Destrehan High School.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:11 am
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LSU Horticulturist: fall is tardy in St. Charles Parish

For much of the nation, September marks the end of summer.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:09 am
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Hi-Steppers Parent Club to host LSU raffle drawing at Tiger’s Den Sept. 5

The Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers Parent Club will draw the winner of its LSU Season Ticket Raffle Saturday night at Tiger’s Den on River Road near the Hale-Boggs Bridge, formerly Esperanza. Adults only please.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:08 am
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People Watch

Luling native Logan Bergeron and his late brother Kyle loved to dance. And despite losing his battle against Leukemia several years ago, Logan has brought Kyle’s memory back to life.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:06 am
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‘Just down the road’

Just 20 minutes east of St. Charles Parish, a theatrical revolution is taking place in New Orleans with the triumphant return of Broadway Across America.Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:04 am
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Library helps make the grade

With a new school year just beginning, the St. Charles Parish Library is proud to offer its patrons online access to expert tutors through the HelpNow program from Brainfuse, Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of online tutoring services. Read More...
September 08, 2009 at 9:02 am
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HHS Class of ‘79 reunion Sept. 5

NORCO - The Hahnville High School class of 1979 will hold its 30th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 5 at the La Maison Magnolia Reception Hall located at 950 First St. in Norco from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Tickets are $38 per person and $75 per couple. The tickets include open bar, food and DJ. Fees and are due by Aug. 25. Mail to 306 Valencia Dr., Luling, LA 70070. Make checks payable to HHS Class of ‘79.

Contact Regina at 985-785-1587 or sblietzke@charter.net with questions.
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September 05, 2009 at 9:22 am
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Obama's educational pep talk will air in schools Tuesday

President Barack Obama's plans for a televised back-to-school address to students on Tuesday are drawing concern from local parents who are unsure of the president's intentions.Read More...
September 04, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Hahnville blows out Ehret, Destrehan comes from behind for win

Destrehan and Hahnville will both start off the 2009 season in the win column, with the Tigers destroying John Ehret 42-0 and the Wildcats coming from behind to top Helen Cox 25-22.Read More...
September 04, 2009 at 11:48 am
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LES hosts first outreach Sept. 1

LULING - Luling Elementary School will host its first community outreach event for Killona on Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the school in Luling.

Students, teachers and administrators will share information about the school. Killona families are invited to see what the school has to offer.

Among the topics are LEAP testing, tutoring, homework strategies, peer mediation, technology in the classroom and other programs and services available at the school.

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September 01, 2009 at 9:11 am
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1,000 miss school

School nurses across St. Charles Parish are closely monitoring students for flu-like symptoms in an effort to prevent the transmission of what many school officials are calling an “unseasonal outbreak.”Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Foxy Lady shutting doors after 35 years

After 35 years, a St. Charles Parish fixture will soon close doors at both of its locations after its owners have decided that it’s time to retire.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 1:00 pm
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Judge: Toups’ sentence reduced to spare victims

Former Destrehan High School band teacher Byron Toups, 40, will serve six months in prison and six months of home incarceration after pleading guilty to malfeasance in office, intimidation of a witness and simple battery in a case involving two high school students.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 12:06 pm
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Dance Unlimited sets new records at national competition

The fourth of July week was full of more than just fireworks for the River Parishes own Dance Unlimited. They traveled to our nation's capital, Washington D.C. to attend the Dance Masters of America National Convention and Competition.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:42 am
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