May 30 Mass will mark St. Agnes School’s final bow
Current and former students, faculty, parents, grandparents and parishioners of St. Agnes in Jefferson will have an opportunity to mark the closure of their elementary school, founded in 1941, at a May 30 Mass at 4 p.m.
Holy Ghost School to close after 98 years
At Holy Ghost School in New Orleans, there is sadness as a 98-year tradition of education comes to an end at the end of the academic year, said principal Camille Treaudo.
First grader’s ‘crowning achievements’ benefit kids with cancer
What began as a way to beat boredom led Harlan Jackson Adams, a Mary Queen of Peace first grader, to form a company called “Crowns 4 Kids.”
The concept: paint crowns onto canvases, sell them to the public and donate half the proceeds to cancer patients at Children’s Hospital.
At 82, Archbishop Hughes is still making tracks
He swims. He bikes. He used to play a mean game – well, let’s call it an intensely passionate game – of racquetball until he tore the quadriceps tendon in his right knee two years ago.
Prep officials will contract services
From the time they step into the arena, sports officials are the most powerful authorities present.
At the high school level, they outrank the coaches, the principals and even the police serving as security. They are the bosses.
Uniform grade structure launches in August
The uniform grade-level structure for elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of New Orleans – set for implementation in August – signals change for elementary and high schools. Starting in the 2015-16 school year, the uniform structure calls for elementary schools to culminate in seventh grade and for high schools to offer grades 8-12.