St. Rose gymnast shines at national championship

You could forgive Karma Jones for being a bit nervous. The 16-year-old Destrehan High School student and talented gymnast was with her teammates on the biggest stage she had experienced: the 2021 USA Gymnastics Championships in St. Louis, where they were competing in acrobatic gymnastics, which is like traditional solo gymnastics with a twist as the athletes work in teams of two and three. […]


Destrehan math teacher finalist for high honor

Upon learning she was being nominated for a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science, Destrehan High School math teacher Dawn Jacobi wasn’t sure she was going to go through with the application process, with the burden of a COVID-affected school year and teaching process weighing upon her. […]