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Louisiana High School chapter of the National Honor Society recently inducted 15 new members. Selection into the National Honor Society is based on four critera: scholarship, leadership, service and character. An induction ceremony was held Sept. 24 in the High School Commons with family and friends present to recognize these students’ accomplishment. The new members posed for a picture following the ceremony. They are front row, left to right: Samantha
Most eastern Pike County residents support the right to bear arms, but that doesn’t mean recent action in Jefferson City will soon place guns in local school districts. Missouri legislators started looking at legislation to allow trained teachers and administrators to carry firearms on state school campuses after the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings in 2012. Shortly thereafter, the Louisiana, Clopton and BONCL school districts all came up with plans to
Ashley Martin was named the Louisiana High School Homecoming Queen and Elijah Oblinger was named king during halftime ceremonies on Friday, Sept. 19. For more, see the Sept. 24 issue of the Louisiana Press-Journal.
The Louisiana R-II School district board passed a $10 million budget at its meeting on Monday, Sept. 15. The budget includes $7 million in operations for the 2014-2015 school year and $3 million in reserve funds. On paper, the reserve fund is just under the 40 percent amount of the operating budget the board strives for. But on Friday, Sept. 12, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon released $100 million in state
By Elijah Oblinger Ms. Teresa Long is new to the Louisiana school district this year and has high expectations. She has been teaching for 20 years and has a Bachelor’s degree in English Education for grades 7-12 and a Master’s of Science in Education in Administrative Leadership. She has many goals and has high hopes for the students this year. She came to Louisiana to be closer to her daughter
All three eastern Pike County school districts did well on the Missouri annual performance report (APR) scores. More than half of the districts in the state raised their scores, including BONCL R-X schools which had a mistake rectified from last year’s scores and jumped substantially. Thirty-nine percent decreased like Clopton and four percent stayed the same like Louisiana. Individual scores fluctuated at the Louisiana R-II School District but the total
Spectators at the first Louisiana football game of the season last week were treated to an improved Cunningham Field stadium. The $23,000 remodeling price tag was split by the Louisiana High School Bulldog Boosters Club and the school district, according to Activities Director Curtis Hendrickson. The most notable improvement to fans is the relocation of the ticket booth. The booth was moved about 30 feet north along the fence line