NOLA CHILDREN'S AUTHOR KICKS OFF READING RALLY
New Orleans children's author Brod Bagert had students at Benton Elementary mesmerized with his high energy presentation and storytelling when he made a recent visit to the school. He was there to help kick off the newly formed literacy club, T.A.B. at a reading rally. <Read More>
"PENNIES FOR PETS" TURNS INTO BIG DOLLARS
And that's a wrap! Students at T.L. Rodes love their four-legged friends and they showed it by bringing in a LOT of pennies for their "Pennies for Pets" drive to benefit the Northwest Louisiana Humane Society. How much? <Read More>
KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS A GOLD STAR?
You know the ones. Those exceptional employees at Bossier Schools who go above and beyond their job description and the call of duty. From teachers and bus drivers to janitors and maintenance workers, there are many shining stars that are stand outs among Bossier Schools' 2,900 employees. Why not nominate that special person for the first Gold Star award of 2016-17? You had better hurry, though. Time is running out! <Read More>
FORMER STUDENTS GET CHANCE TO RETROACTIVELY RECEIVE DIPLOMAS
Eloise Johnson has five of her six children’s high school diplomas framed and hanging on the wall at her Bossier City home. Willie’s is the only one missing. But 18 years later, Johnson will be able to hang his diploma with the others, thanks to a legislative act being piloted by Bossier Schools. In an emotional ceremony, 39-year-old Willie, a former member of Airline’s Class of 1998, handed his petition to Superintendent Scott Smith to receive his high school diploma. Johnson, and nearly 300 more who were identified with a disability that have since exited Bossier Schools, have the extraordinary opportunity to retroactively receive their high school diploma. <Read More>