Zhorie'l Tapo, a first-grader at Plantation Elementary in Lafayette, is one of the grand prize winners for The Leader in Me Student Speech Contest. She, along with students in other age brackets, won a $500 Leadership Grant. Nearly 250 students participated in the nationwide contest.
It's the final weekend before all students in Louisiana head back to school! Click on the appropriate button to find calendars, school supply lists, and organizations that may be able to help if you're having trouble making ends meet this school year.
The Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday is this Friday and Saturday, but it's not the holiday we've enjoyed in the past. Because of the budget issues, the Legislature did a couple of things to fill the gap. First, lawmakers increased the state sales tax by one percent, making the total five percent…
While most students and parents know the exact date and time the 2015-16 school year ends, we all need to be aware of when youngsters will be playing outside so we can be more careful driving around town.