Less than a week after retiring as Lafayette’s school superintendent, Donald Aguillard is pursuing a new venture — the District 9 seat of the Lafayette Parish School Board.
Zachary Wells is in an elite group. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette senior is among just 16 percent of applicants accepted into Columbia Law School’s fall class. The New York City institution is ranked in the nation’s top 5 for law studies.
Two Eunice High School students were arrested Friday after allegedly pouring Krud Kutter into a teacher’s drink and filming the encounter on Snapchat.
Lafayette's First Baptist Christian School celebrated its first graduating class Saturday at First Baptist Church. Established in 1986, the school in downtown Lafayette has grown to more than 300 students representing pre-Kindergarten through 12th…
A 7-year-old child was left sleeping on a Lafayette school bus Wednesday and the responsible bus driver is on leave pending investigation, the school system says.
Being a teacher isn’t always sweet, but with a night of training and locally sourced food, a local partnership is hoping to empower teachers to stay in the profession.
Early College Academy senior Normandie Cormier was accepted into 139 colleges, at last count, and has received almost $9 million in scholarship offers this year, including several national awards and at least 17 full ride offers.
This week’s nasty weather didn’t deter supporters of Lafayette High School choral teacher Holly Grefe from gathering to surprise Grefe as she was awarded a national teaching prize from travel company WorldStrides.
Acadiana schools announced closures for Friday as the threat of severe weather persists and concern grows about potential flood risks.
When the Lafayette Parish School Board granted incoming interim superintendent Irma Trosclair permission to reorganize the leadership team in the 30,500-student district, it endorsed her goal of having more collaboration among various academic dis…
Facing heavy rains and potential parking issues, families are still upset about Lafayette high school graduations being rescheduled to this weekend.
The Lafayette Parish School Board passed a $545.5 million budget for the 2019-2020 school year Wednesday, featuring pay raises for staff and a year without cuts after tax revenues stabilized.
In 1949, Ernest Nabers Jr. boarded a train from Altoona, Pennsylvania, to southeastern Louisiana in a bid to change his future through higher education.
A Lafayette student has been named a National Merit Scholarship winner, chosen out of more than 15,000 finalists nationally to receive a $2,500 scholarship.
Two Acadiana High students were arrested Tuesday morning after a fight broke out when one student boarded her school bus with a knife, officials say.
U.S. News and World Report has ranked Lafayette High School and David Thibodaux STEM Academy as the two best schools in Lafayette Parish.
Woodvale Elementary School broke ground on a new classroom wing Friday, beginning a nearly $5 million construction project that will replace 20 portable classrooms on the Leon Drive campus.
Ava Trail, 9, didn't expect her fourth-grade class at Myrtle Place Elementary to see her original rap that received national recognition.
Irma Trosclair will take over as interim superintendent of Lafayette schools in three weeks, after a 9-0 School Board vote Wednesday tapped her to succeed retiring Superintendent Donald Aguillard.
Lafayette Parish high school students and parents can get assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at a parish-wide FAFSA completion night Wednesday.
Two Lafayette Parish Schools administrators are vying for the position of interim superintendent and will make their case for the role before the school board Wednesday.
The threat of severe weather shuttered state offices across Louisiana on Thursday, and several school districts said they would close, too, rather than face risks from high winds, hail and possibly some strong tornadoes.
Acadiana area schools have announced closures for Thursday as concerns increase about severe weather projected to roll through the area.
An internal investigation into allegations of physical abuse and academic fraud at the T.M. Landry College Prep school was released Friday, with glowing findings.
The Lafayette Parish School Board on Wednesday whittled the candidate pool for interim superintendent down to two finalists.
Several hundred Ascension Episcopal School students gathered in the Sugar Mill Pond campus’ gymnasium Tuesday to celebrate as two seniors committed to premier collegiate performing arts programs.
The Lafayette Parish School Board is expected Wednesday to narrow the list of nine candidates for interim school superintendent to three.
Gov. John Bel Edwards' bid to boost teacher pay by $1,000 per year is winning wide support both inside and outside the Louisiana Legislature.
After a rumor surfaced about a student threatening harm to other students, law enforcement and the Lafayette Parish School System on Friday beefed up security at David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy.
Community groups, local philanthropists and Lafayette Parish school officials gathered at Lafayette Middle School on Thursday to celebrate the launch of Love Our Schools, a service initiative aimed at revitalizing Lafayette's schools.
Carencro High School's Academy of Information Technology has been selected as an Amazon Future Engineer, the school announced Thursday.
Vermilion Parish School Superintendent Jerome Puyau is throwing his name in the hat to be the interim superintendent of the Lafayette Parish School System, according to Vermilion Today.
Students could get another three days off next year if the Lafayette Parish School Board approves revisions to the 2019-2020 school calendar. The board will consider the revisions at a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Five former University of Louisiana at Lafayette softball players are asking to join a 2018 lawsuit their former coach filed against the university and its representatives.
Joey Comeaux shared the now infamous Facebook video of a student fight at Acadiana High School that resulted in a mom's arrest as a warning to his community.
When Maegan Adkins-Barras watched a video of a fight that happened at Acadiana High School, she instantly felt sick to her stomach.
The Lafayette Parish School Board agreed Wednesday to early release nearly $4 million in general fund money to pay for new elementary textbooks for the 2019-2020 school year, a move that will springboard the district’s elementary English curriculu…
U.S. News & World Report gave high marks to five degree programs at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in its 2020 Best Graduate Schools national rankings released Tuesday, according to a news release from UL. U.S. News & World Repor…
Maegan Adkins-Barras, the Acadiana High School mom who was arrested for posting a video of a student fight on social media, is questioning a Monday Facebook post by the school regarding its cell phone policy.
Jeremy Hidalgo, District 9 Lafayette Parish School Board member, announced Thursday that he is not seeking re-election to the school board. Instead, Hidalgo will be a candidate for the new Lafayette Parish Council District 3.
District 5 Lafayette Parish School Board member Britt Latiolais has announced he is seeking a second term in the Oct. 12 election.