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AMITE---During the pandemic, for safety, students were intentionally isolated as much as possible. Our students attended school in this manner for the better part of 2 years. Amite High Magnet School Parent Teacher Organization recognized that this separation has a lasting effect on the stud…

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Mrs. Jamie Greer's 2nd grade class at Independence Leadership Academy recently received copies of their published class book. The students participated in the writing process to author a class book called The Amazing World. The students celebrated receiving their final published copies with …

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At Independence Leadership Academy, librarian/media specialist Karla Douglas immersed the students in a study of butterflies. A few of the books read included "The Very Impatient Caterpillar" and "The Little Butterfly That Could" both by Ross Burach, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Car…

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Natalbany Middle School recently hosted College and Career Day. Speakers came from Northshore Technical Community College, Southeastern Louisiana University, and Sourther Lan School. Businesses represented at this event were Community Coffee, Lighthouse Ranch for Boys, and many local entrepr…

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Southeastern Louisiana University held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new iHub, a new space inside Sims Memorial Library that is designed to be an innovative, collaborative workspace to empower students, faculty, business, and alumni to innovate, collaborate, and educate. iHub …

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University announced it will again be offering Summer Smart, an option that provides the benefit of an automatic $300 savings to undergraduate students who enroll for summer courses. Qualifying high school students are also able to take advantage of the tuiti…

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s College of Science and Technology, through the Department of Computer Science, is sponsoring the “Lion’s Code CyberCamp” this summer. Scheduled from July 18-21 in the new Innovation Hub at Sims Memorial Library from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, the fr…

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s School of Nursing is now offering a bachelor of science in nursing-doctor of nursing practice nurse executive leadership track. Approved in December 2021, the first cohort of students will be accepted to begin in summer 2022.

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HAMMOND---Courtney Christian School’s Athletics program has been “knocking it out of the park” as it continues to grow. With an increasing number of sports teams, new facilities, experienced coaches and dedicated supporters, the school is aiming to soon become one of the top athletics progra…

Recently, Greg Edwards and Baton Rouge Fair Foundation board members presented a $10,000 check to Southeastern Louisiana University to establish the Shannon Christian Greater Baton Rouge State Fair Scholarship Fund. Pictured at the check presentation are, from left, Christian’s mother Carole…

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Florida Parishes Human Services Authority recently sponsored ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), which was offered to members of the community on February 24th-25th, 2022 and held at the Solomon Conference Center in Loranger, Louisiana. ASIST is a two-day face-to-face inter…

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University will host a free professional development workshop for educators on Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for seventh through 12th-grade teachers. Scheduled in the Innovation Hub in Sims Memorial Library, the summit will cover basic cybersecuri…

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Ready Start Tangipahoa and Tangipahoa Parish School System are proud to partner with North Oaks Medical Center to begin the program, "Ready Start Read." This program will provide literacy packages to babies born at North Oaks Medical Center. New mothers will be presented with a package that …

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North Oaks Health System is accepting applications for the 2022 Junior Volunteer summer program now through April 22. Applicants must be between the ages of 14 and 17, attend a mandatory orientation June 6, and commit to a minimum of four service hours per week during the eight-week program …

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HAMMOND---Technology has been a key focus at Courtney Christian School over the last few years, and those efforts are proving fruitful as the school continues to implement significant technology resources and pilot digital instruction in the classrooms.

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AMITE, LA – Amite High Magnet School has been awarded a $50,000 classroom makeover grant from NextEra Energy Resources, through its charitable arm, the NextEra Energy Foundation, to improve technology, equipment and resources as part of a continued commitment to Science, Technology, Engineer…

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LIVINGSTON, La. – Completing a physically challenging obstacle course or accurately shooting a M16 rifle may not be required skills in their job descriptions with Livingston Parish Public Schools, but five local educators were faced with those tasks earlier this month when they were selected…

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies is now offering a master of science degree in athletic training. Department Head Charity Bryan said the degree will provide a comprehensive, progressive, educational and clinical foundation to prepare …

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University Community Music School violin student Julianne Jiles won the Philharmonia division of the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra concerto competition held Jan. 9 in New Orleans. Jiles, along with the winners from the other divisions, will perform as a…

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s College of Business held its semi-annual awards ceremony for the Written Works of Excellence and Distinction Program Dec. 9, honoring four outstanding students who excelled on papers written for class assignments during the fall 2021 semester.

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Nunez Community College and Northshore Technical Community College signed an articulation agreement Dec. 14 that will allow students from each college to complete popular degree programs unique to the other college’s programs of study.

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HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana University Laboratory School recently celebrated an improved report card. Their school performance grade increased by 2.2 points, and the Lab School remains the only ‘A’ rated school in Tangipahoa Parish.

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University will honor its summer and fall 2021 graduates with two commencement ceremonies on Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., university officials announced. Scheduled in the University Center, the 10 a.m. ceremony will honor graduates in the colleges of Arts, …

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LIVINGSTON, La. – To succeed in modern times, individuals must continue learning new skills, and improved mechanisms and strategies to teach those new skills are at the crux of a pilot program underway in Livingston Parish Public Schools.

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HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s College of Science and Technology, along with Workforce Talent Initiative, are sponsoring two Amazon Web Services Cloud Computing professional development workshops. Back by popular demand, “AWS Cloud Foundations” and “AWS Cloud Data Analytics Fo…

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Amite High Magnet School PTO received a Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund grant to purchase much needed materials for Amite High Magnet School’s Introduction to Engineering program. The materials will help engage students with more hands-on projects as they are introduced to the field of engineering.…

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Northshore Technical Community College officials have announced a 30% growth in overall enrollment for the Fall 2021 semester. This increase exceeds enrollment for the Fall 2019 pre-pandemic enrollment overall. New program offerings coupled with expanded on-line courses and in-person learnin…

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HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University recognized distinguished alumni recently at is annual Alumni Awards Evening during Homecoming week. Honored at the event were Genevieve May, a public safety executive and retired U.S. Marshal, as the Alumni Association Alumna of the Year and Jonath…