Pat Mould sees his new job — interim general manager at KRVS public radio – as an extension of his old ones: chef and organizer/promoter for the annual Festival Acadiens et Créoles.
The Lafayette Parish School Board settled on a spending plan for the remaining USDA funds dedicated to Southside High, funding a handful of technology purchases and capital projects at the school after a year of back-and-forth and scrapped portabl…
When Fred Prejean’s mother, Edolia, used to walk him past the Alfred Mouton monument in front of the old Lafayette City Hall, he’d ask who that towering figure represented. His mother, usually communicative, would grow tight-lipped, he remembers.
Students at Carencro High’s Academy of Information Technology are using their technology skills and compassion to refurbish computers for southwestern Louisiana students displaced by Hurricane Laura.
All Charles M. Burke Elementary students will be back on campus Monday following nearly $200,000 worth of roof repairs to address Hurricane Delta damage.
Taquila Babin was seven college courses shy of graduation from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette a decade ago when she got this jarring news: She was pregnant.
The Lafayette Parish School Board approved the annual “14th check” for teachers Wednesday night, opting to give each qualifying employee a roughly $1,850 bonus check after bouncing the idea of a permanent pay raise to next year.
Schools around Acadiana are in various stages of clean-up and repair as districts try to bring schools back online while navigating power outages and damage at campuses and administrative facilities.
Five Lafayette Parish schools are expected to remain closed Wednesday as the district continues to assess power outages and school site damage after Hurricane Delta.
After continual assessment of the impact of Hurricane Delta on school campuses, the Lafayette Parish School System will keep all schools closed on Tuesday, according to a prepared statement from LPSS.
Ascension Episcopal School in Lafayette has embraced livestreaming in the coronavirus era, opening a virtual door for parents and students away from campus to participate while creating an avenue for students to learn new skills.
Some Acadiana public school districts are opting to remain closed early next week as districts assess damage after Hurricane Delta.
Preparation for arrival of Hurricane Delta was quick and effective at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette this week. After all, the campus had a proper opportunity to practice during Hurricane Laura, which brushed the Lafayette area Aug. 27.
The Lafayette Parish School System and Love Our Schools opened the parish's first-ever in-home internet assistance program to applications Monday, one move in a broader plan to make the internet more accessible to all students.
By the numbers, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Graduate School held its head above water for fall enrollment, increasing by 100 students to 2,430.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is fast becoming a home away from home for many McNeese State University students.
Parents with children in the Lafayette Online Academy are banding together to navigate the emotional struggles, maze of technology and new learning style that have accompanied students’ first weeks in the program.
Five Acadiana schools were recognized Thursday as National Blue Ribbon award winners by the U.S. Department of Education.
Acadiana schools lead the state in reported novel coronavirus cases among students and staff, according to new data from the Louisiana Department of Health.
High school students enrolled in the Lafayette Online Academy are being given the opportunity to apply to return to their base schools.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette revealed Thursday that seven members of two sororities and three members of a fraternity have tested positive for COVID-19.
Lafayette public school families seeking help with password reset troubles, internet connectivity and navigating the technical challenges of learning at home have a new resource to consult for help.
Scott Lavergne and Roddy Bergeron may have a new solution — old laptops — to help students displaced from their education by Hurricane Laura to reconnect with schools.
McNeese State University students hoping to reboot their fall semester were introduced to their new, temporary campus — the University of Louisiana at Lafayette — on Monday.
All facets of the education system were turned upside down by the novel coronavirus pandemic, including private tutoring, which is adapting to meet the moment with virtual services and new daytime arrangements for children in virtual or hybrid learning.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette football fans were expecting the McNeese State Cowboys to arrive in town for a much-anticipated match-up last weekend. No such luck: COVID-19 and Hurricane Laura changed everyone’s plans.
Leblanc Elementary in Vermilion Parish enjoyed an extra dose of school spirit to kick off the academic year after Principal Rachelle Brown was honored as the 2021 Louisiana Elementary Principal of the Year at a statewide recognition ceremony.
The hard reckoning that follows a storm started the day after Hurricane Laura made landfall in Cameron Parish on Aug. 27.
McNeese State University is facing mighty challenges, most recently because of devastation inflicted Aug. 27 by Hurricane Laura. But the campus is not facing its problems alone.
The Lafayette Parish School System is delaying a move to Phase 3 learning, or full-time traditional schooling, as the state transitions to its Phase 3 reopening plan.
The much anticipated return to school was realized for Lafayette public school students this week as educators began orienting students on COVID-19 safety protocols and easing students back into a classroom setting after nearly six months apart.
St. Landry Parish children have limited library access in their schools and communities, and a new nonprofit is stepping into the gap to increase students’ access to reading materials.
Face masks are the newest feature of most school uniforms this year, but unlike a new pair of tennis shoes or a school polo, face masks can come with a learning curve for children.
Acadiana hospitals had few ICU beds available on Labor Day as many families prepared for the reopening of public schools in Lafayette Parish this week.
Lafayette public school students are returning to classes Tuesday after a summer of uncertainty and months of absence due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A recent state-announced COVID-19 database for school cases promises a centralized home for school infection information, but how much of that information will be shared with the public is unclear, especially as individual school policies about wh…
Lafayette Parish public school students will return to class in one week and teachers and administrators are back on campuses putting the final touches on their COVID-19 safety plans and new student protocols.
Catholics schools in Baton Rouge are opening their doors to students from 17 Catholic schools in Lake Charles and Alexandria displaced by Hurricane Laura.
Schools across the Acadiana region are canceling school Friday to allow families time to assess property damage, clean up and recover after Hurricane Laura made landfall overnight Thursday as a Category 4 storm. Widespread power outages affected S…
Hurricane Laura’s landfall this week may further tighten the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s fall schedule, scheduled for completion at Thanksgiving.
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette shifted into a storm plan Monday to keep students, faculty and workers safe as two storms crossed the Gulf of Mexico and threatened the coast.