Love Our Schools kicked off its first event of 2020 on Wednesday with a surprise visit to Lafayette Middle School, where volunteers passed out sweatshirts to a group of eighth-grade math students and reaffirmed the initiative's commitment to spark…
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Frank Brogan met with administrators, teachers and students at Early College Academy on Tuesday to learn about how the alternative high school is helping change academic options in Lafayette.
Fans of Acadiana, Carencro and Comeaux high school sports will have more to cheer for this fall than just football — the three schools are getting new all-weather running tracks, just in time for football season.
The dreary weather Friday couldn’t dull the spirits at Acadiana Renaissance Charter Academy in Youngsville as the public charter school broke ground on its $8.7 million expansion.
The Lafayette Parish School Board has officially launched its search for the district’s next superintendent.
The Lafayette Parish School Board’s first meeting of the year began in style Wednesday as the newly elected board was sworn in for a new term of service to Lafayette’s public schools.
Westside Elementary in Scott achieved its highest overall school performance score this past year, barely three years after historic flooding displaced students and teachers in 2016.
The news bureau at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Office of Communication and Marketing, chose myriad nominees but no winners as the top story of the year on campus.
Every school has their morning routine; some broadcast comedic morning shows while others deliver an efficient reading of the day’s essential facts over the intercom. At Myrtle Place Elementary, the day begins with a moment of mindfulness and a ca…
The New Year is a time for fresh starts, and when students return to Martial F. Billeaud Elementary on Jan. 6, it’ll be their first time setting foot on the fully completed school campus.
Santa arrived in style at Duson Elementary Friday afternoon, deplaning from a slick red, white and blue helicopter while his trusty reindeer rest up before their Christmas Eve journey in less than a week.
The Vermilion Parish School Board agreed to settle all court cases involving Superintendent Jerome Puyau, according to a report from KATC.
An app idea born from an after-school conference call scored a team of David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy students an invitation to the U.S. Capitol.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette will confer undergraduate and graduate degrees during its fall 2019 commencement ceremonies Friday.
A team of Lafayette students scored the top prize in the Congressional App Challenge for Louisiana’s 3rd Congressional District for the third year in a row.
Macie Guillotte wasn’t supposed to die, she said, but first responders at Broussard Hall on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus took too long to get to her during Tuesday morning’s first run-through of a mass casualty training exercise.
Time was ticking down. Lafayette homeschool student Elijah Chopin was meticulously outfitting his Lego robot as teammates behind him cautioned “don’t rush, don’t rush.” The robot rolled across the table in a moment of anticipation and tapped a toy…
The Lafayette Parish School Board approved a new plan to bring portables to Southside High on Wednesday after displeasure with high costs and a project rejection from the Youngsville City Council scuttled previous efforts.
Midway through her one-year service on the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Rachel Lautigar takes satisfaction that she’s being heard among her peers and holds hope that her efforts may eventually bear fruit for the students sh…
The Lafayette Parish School System and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office are launching an initiative to combat terrorizing after a rash of threats at area schools have left students, parents and faculty shaken and frustrated.
The Lafayette Parish school system is adjusting its assistant principal ranks to relieve disciplinary burdens at four high schools after an assist from the School Board.
It’s the season of giving, and the Lafayette Parish School System wants community members to donate gently used children’s school uniforms to students in need at its first coat and uniform drive Saturday.
It was a morning of shock, laughter, tears and pride for 16 Lafayette teachers as volunteers with the Lafayette Education Foundation named the educators as finalists for LEF’s 22nd annual Teacher Awards on Thursday.
A Middlebrook Elementary student was arrested Wednesday for shooting another student in the foot with a BB gun, police say.
The Lafayette Parish School System has appointed Allison Dickerson as public information officer. She began her duties Monday.
While fans tailgated and enjoyed the sunshine before Saturday’s Ragin’ Cajuns football game, a team of Lafayette teenagers crowded into two first-aid stations at Cajun Field, reviewing how to read vital signs and deliver emergency care.
Lafayette High School band director Scotty Walker is a fixture on campus and in the state’s band community, and his longtime contributions were honored this weekend when he was inducted into the Louisiana Music Educators Association Hall of Fame.
In his second term, Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is likely to find common ground with the Republican-controlled Legislature on a new round of teacher salary hikes and boosting state aid for early childhood education, officials said.
Youngsville leaders made one thing clear during the November council meeting: They don't want portable buildings at Southside High School.
Quicksand, ant piles and McDonald’s, oh my! Fourth grade students at Woodvale Elementary navigated these and other treacherous and comical obstacles during the semester’s final robotics club meeting Wednesday.
Applications are being accepted from agencies interested in providing Head Start and Early Head Start services in Lafayette, Iberia and St. Martin parishes.
A Lafayette Parish school system teacher was arrested Tuesday after accusations he battered a juvenile. This is the second teacher arrested over battery accusations involving students in less than a week.
When election seasons end, the campaign yard signs littered throughout the state have no place to go but the garbage can, creating a large carbon footprint — until now.
Lafayette Parish School System administrators arrived at Prairie Elementary's cafeteria just as preschoolers stumbled in for the school's annual Turkey Trot.
Seth Serpas glanced between the email address he'd inked on his hand and the letters Steve Killingsworth typed onto an iPad during a technology class last week at Avanti Senior Living.
Despite the shock of cold weather, Lafayette Parish school system officials and Acadiana High School’s Air Force JROTC cadets were all smiles while breaking ground on the program’s new facility Wednesday.
Businesses can donate up to $5,000 of their tax liability to On Track by 5 and receive a dollar-for-dollar credit on their state taxes.
The Catholic school planned for Youngsville won't be constructed any time soon because of maintenance concerns at existing buildings in the church parish.
Lafayette’s public school system maintained a steady “B” rating on the state’s annual performance assessment, with two-thirds of district schools showing score improvements and 10 schools improving at least one letter grade, according to school pe…
The flu hit Carencro Heights Elementary students hard this week, with 57 students absent from school Tuesday with confirmed cases of the flu.
The Lafayette Public Library and Lafayette Parish School System are partnering for a second year to provide all public school students with virtual library cards through their student ID number.