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  • Ascension schools juggle booming enrollment

    August 11, 2011 10:31 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - The Ascension Parish school system registered 18,951 students on the first day of classes Wednesday, 215 more than last year's first-day count. A school spokesman tells The Advocate he expects that number to rise slightly once all the adjustments are made. Spanish Lake Primary, built just... more »
  • Pujol to lead Ascension schools

    April 7, 2010 7:13 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE, La. (AP) The Ascension Parish School Board has appointed Assistant Superintendent Patrice Pujol to its top post. Pujol has served as assistant superintendent to Donald Songy for nearly four years. Songy's retirement, announced in January, is effective June 30. Board President Ed Price tells The Advocate that he's confident... more »
  • Ascension schools face shortfall

    February 26, 2010 7:22 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) Superintendent Donald Songy says the Ascension Parish school system is working to plug a $6 million deficit for the 2010-2011 school year, and they're working to do that without layoffs. Songy tells The Advocate Thursday it could mean larger class sizes through attrition. The shortfall in the... more »
  • Ascension schools have 5 year renovation plan

    November 2, 2009 6:57 AM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) School board approval of a proposed timeline is the next step for approximately $100 million in construction, renovations and upgrades in fast-growing Ascension Parish. On Oct. 17, voters approved the school board's bond issue for the work. Revenue from the bonds will fund a campaign expected to... more »

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