|ACT preparation classes offered this month
February 14, 2008 at 11:12 am
High school students who are residents of St. Charles Parish are invited to attend a series of two help sessions to assist them in their preparation for taking the ACT.
The sessions include an overview of the ACT, practice tests, and test taking strategies specific to the ACT.
To receive the most benefit from the prep sessions, students should attend both sessions.
The sessions will be held at Destrehan High’s Technology Building on Sunday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 24.
Each session will be held from 2 p.m. until 5 pm.
A fee of $10 includes both sessions.
Students wishing to attend must register by noon on Thursday, Feb. 14 by contacting Sandra Zeller at the St. Charles Parish Schools’ Central Office by calling 985-785-7265 or by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
|Woman shares her abuse experience with area teens
February 13, 2008 at 4:26 pm
Alicia Kozak, Ameri-Corps Vista representative for the United Way of St. Charles Parish, teaches teen girls and guys how to identify the signs that they're in an abusive relationship.
|Rep. Smith helping Jindal with state ethics reform
February 13, 2008 at 4:21 pm
Ethics reform is a promise that Governor Bobby Jindal made to everyone in the state during his election campaign.
|St. Pierre didn’t want committee meetings on TV
February 13, 2008 at 4:12 pm
St. Charles Parish President V.J. St. Pierre says he's responsible for the ordinance requesting that committee meetings no longer be televised on Cox Channel 6.
|Destrehan & Hahnville prepare for season’s end
February 13, 2008 at 1:35 pm
After stomping rival Hahnville, the Destrehan Wildcats suffered a slight setback in a defensive struggle with Glen Oaks, falling 37-38. But Destrehan didn't stay down for long and was able to rebound with a 71-57 win over St. Amant and a 77-64 victory over East St. John.
|SCP 8-yr-old All-Star basketball team takes second place in Kenner Invitational Tournament
February 13, 2008 at 1:31 pm
The St. Charles Parish 8-year-old All-Star basketball team won 2nd place in the Kenner Invitational tournament held this weekend.
|Des Allemands Booster Club honors the 2007 St. Charles Parish football champs
February 13, 2008 at 1:28 pm
The Des Allemands Booster Club and team parents held a celebration to honor the 2007 7 and 8-year-old St. Charles Parish football champions.
|A DIAMOND in the rough
February 13, 2008 at 1:26 pm
St. Rose's Travis Burke has more than just a good reason to pat himself on the back. After all, this Archbishop Rummel High School senior snagged first place in the 189-pound category last weekend at the Louisiana High School Athletic Association's State Wrestling Tournament.
|HHS soccer players named
February 13, 2008 at 1:26 pm
The following Hahnville High School soccer players were named to All-District teams. They are:
|You’ve got to read this!
February 13, 2008 at 1:15 pm
17 new books are waiting for you at St. Charles Parish Libraries
|Savings are key to financial security
February 13, 2008 at 1:13 pm
One of the most powerful ways to increase your financial security and grow wealth over time is to develop a savings habit. Form that habit by “paying yourself first” and saving regularly.
|‘All Camilla Morning’ planned for Feb. 23
February 13, 2008 at 1:11 pm
Camellia enthusiasts are invited to “Camellia Morning at Burden” on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at LSU AgCenter’s Burden Center in Baton Rouge.
|Lakewood Elementary king and queen reign over Mardi Gras parade
February 13, 2008 at 1:10 pm
It was a lot like Mardi Gras when students from Lakewood Elementary in Luling dressed up for the school’s annual parade.
|Camera Shootout 2008 January Monthly Winner
February 13, 2008 at 1:02 pm
“Royal Street Stroll” by Malinda Mollere is the January monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.
|Camera Shootout 2008 Feb. 7 winner
February 13, 2008 at 12:57 pm
“Dandelion” by Brad Champagne got the most votes last week and is the Feb. 7 winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest.
February 13, 2008 at 12:53 pm
Like crosswords? You’re going to love our new crossword puzzle - every week in the St. Charles Herald-Guide. Tell your friends and don’t miss a single great issue or puzzle. See answers below.
|The Cook's Corner
February 13, 2008 at 12:48 pm
Whip up a new dish for your family with the Herald-Guide’s Recipe of the Week.
|'Racing for TIME'
February 13, 2008 at 12:36 pm
If when you hear the name Precious Singleton you picture a 16-year-old powerhouse track and field runner joining the Hahnville High School track team in numerous victories, then what you're about to read will take your impression of this young athlete to a whole new level.
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• St. John Theatre will perform ‘Annie Get Your Gun’
• AFSP providing school uniforms to those in need
• Destrehan student among La. School for Math, Science, and the Arts grads
• 3 SCP cadets are among Youth Challenge program grads
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• Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind
• HHS student wins four gold medals in Special Olympics
• Mild-mannered grandmother teaches self-defense as 6th-degree black belt
• Mimosa Dolphins dominate Bellemeade
• Speckled trout looking great
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