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A large crowd gathered before the Oct. 20 Louisiana R-II School District board meeting to see students rewarded for their academic excellence.

Students honored for academic prowess

Posted on October 29, 2014 at 3:01 pm

Proud parents and guardians packed the high school commons on Monday, Oct. 20 for the annual Louisiana R-II School District’s Student Academic Recognition awards night. The awards were based on state testing done during the 2013-2014 school year. Here are the students who were honored for the grades they were in last year: Grade 3: Riley Anderson, Communication Arts; Lauren Burleson, Math; Elaina Butler, Math; Syler Feldewerth, Math; Sydney Graver,

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  • Louisiana Schools set conference schedules

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Louisiana R-II schools will be holding Parent/Teacher conferences on Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thursday, Oct. 23. Louisiana Elementary and Middle School conferences will be held from 1-4:30 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. both days. Louisiana High School conferences will be held from 1-5 p.m. and 5:30-7 p.m. both days. School will dismiss at 12:30 on Wednesday, Oct. 22 and Thursday, Oct. 23 and will not be in session on Friday, Oct.

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  • National Honor Society Induction

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 11:12 am

    NHS inductees

    By Josh Runyon Every year at this time National Honor Society sends out invitations to qualified applicants to apply for acceptance in NHS. Some of the criteria to be accepted are that the students have to be in 10th through 12th grade, have a 3.0 GPA, and proof of leadership and service activities. A committee of faculty member then reviews the applications and rates each student on character, leadership and

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  • Students, teacher enjoy summer trip to Haiti

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Bailey Wallace interacts with the children in Haiti.

      By Kristen White This summer three LHS students and a teacher took a trip to Haiti. These representatives of our school built benches and chalkboards for the new school they worked hard to raise the funds to build, in addition to raising the funds to make the trip. The school was built on a reclaimed garbage dump with hogs and chickens nearby. While there they also built a wall

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  • CREC scholarship deadline set for Oct. 1

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 10:07 am

    College students from Lincoln, Pike, St. Charles and Warren counties are encouraged to apply for a Cuivre River Electric Community Trust Scholarship. The CREC scholarship deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 1. Scholarship funds are donated by CREC members who participate in Operation Round Up by rounding up their electric bill payments each month to the next highest dollar. For more information on the scholarship program, or to obtain an application, visit

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  • LHS welcomes new face

    Posted on September 10, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Ms. Brittney Jahr

    By Zach Richardson Louisiana High School has welcomed a new member to the staff. Ms. Brittney Jahr accepted a position as the Algebra A, Algebra B and Geometry teacher. Jahr grew up in the town of Columbia, Ill. She attended college at Missouri S&T in Rolla. At Missouri S&T, Jahr majored in applied Mathematics with an emphasis in secondary education. “I wanted to share my passion for math with other

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  • Phillips earns top honors at FBLA

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    Sean Phillips

    Sean Phillips, a Clopton 2014 Senior, placed 4th in Client Service at the National FBLA Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. this summer. More than 10,000 of America’s best and brightest youth traveled to vie for the opportunity to win over $165,000 in cash awards. Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, held its National Leadership Conference in Nashville on June 29–July 2. Participants

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