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  • Board Members Question School Renovations

    April 3, 2013 9:10 PM

    Two Lafayette Parish School Board members are questioning the effectiveness of recent renovation projects at Northside High and N.P. Moss Preparatory Academy. This comes after board members Greg Awbrey and Mark Babineaux attended a meeting at Northside High Monday. Though uninvited, it was the first time the members had... more »
  • One School is Taking Discipline Issues to the Courtroom

    March 7, 2013 6:23 PM

    One Acadiana high school is taking a unique approach to discipline students. Their own peers are deciding how they should be punished. Teen Court is an alternative to school board policy. It keep students in the classroom and avoids school suspension or after school detention. Every Tuesday and... more »
  • Community Rallies Together to Revitalize Northside High

    May 6, 2012 12:11 PM

    Lafayette's Northside High School has been in the news a lot lately. It's been the target of numerous reforms by the Lafayette Parish School Board and Saturday, students and alumni took a bite at bringing about positive change. One poboy at a time, this group is cooking to boost the... more »
  • Northside HS Coach Keeps Job After "Bump" Allegations

    March 6, 2012 7:17 PM

    Northside High School Coach Tawanna Williams testified in her own defense Monday at an administrative hearing at the school board, after being accused of simple battery against a student. Police arrested Williams at school in May 2011, after a student accused her of intentionally bumping into her on campus.... more »
  • Administrators Hit the Ground Running in NHS Turnaround

    February 2, 2012 11:25 PM

    Lafayette School Board members and administrators hit the ground running Thursday at Northside High School, just a day after passage of a plan to revamp the school and turn around its failing academic status. With a new face leading the school, there's a new way of doing things at... more »
  • Makeover of Lafayette's Northside High Approved

    February 2, 2012 8:18 AM

    The Lafayette Parish School Board has approved a nearly $2.1 million plan for an academic and physical makeover of Northside High School. Melinda Voorhies, who is starting Friday as the school's interim principal, said she and her team will "hit the ground running," The academic plan includes additional staffing, which... more »
  • Ten Arrested at Northside High for Fighting

    January 19, 2011 6:48 PM

    Several Northside High Students are suspended from school following a major fight on campus. In total ten girls were arrested. All were charged with disturbing the peace and one is charged with two counts of simple battery. Nine of the students were released to their parents and another was booked... more »
  • Lafayette Teachers Investigated For Battery

    January 15, 2010 3:14 PM

    KATC has learned Lafayette Police are investigating two cases in the parish in which teachers may have injured students. Investigators say a Lafayette Middle School teacher, 22-year-old John Breaux, is accused of pushing a 13-year-old student over a desk, resulting in the student HURT his leg. He has been... more »
  • Teen Helps Peers Reject Smoking

    October 19, 2009 2:36 PM

    Smoking has always been a problem among high school students. One local high school student is taking the lead to make sure her friends and classmates stay smoke free. Britney Smith is a soccer player, member of ROTC, and an good student at Northside High. She says smoking would... more »

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