Tomorrow’s Pep Rally Will “Go Old School”

Tomorrow's Pep Rally Will "Go Old School"

September 11, 2014 • Lauren Quibodeaux, Staff Writer  
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Are you excited about our first home football game? If not, or even if you are, there will be a pep rally this Friday to build excitment for the game and for fall sports! “This pep rally will have the bones and layout of the previous years, but the activities and atmosphere  planned is completely... Read more »

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes

August 28, 2014 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
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This summer, Ascension started renovations to the SMP campus that included everything from adding science labs to doubling the size of the art studio. Most of these changes have been in an effort to accommodate the growing amount of students, and as a result our staff is growing as well. Though the halls... Read more »

Alan Williams on the Importance of Teammates

Alan Williams on the Importance of Teammates

August 25, 2014 • Victoria Barczyk, Co-Editor in Chief  
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Guest speakers are nothing new to students here at Ascension. Last week, AES students were blessed enough to have guest speaker Alan Williams come to the SMP Campus to speak about the importance of teammates, athletics, and everyday perseverance. Alan Williams is the author of the renowned non-fiction... Read more »

Are You Gentle, Generous, Truthful, Kind or Brave?

Are You Gentle, Generous, Truthful, Kind or Brave?

August 25, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-Editor in Chief  
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As August is coming to an end, it is about time for the Acts of Random Kindness Club to elect an August “Student of the Month”, and with so many new incoming students, some of you have probably never heard of A.R.K. What is A.R.K.? A.R.K. is an abbreviation for Acts of Random Kindness, and this club... Read more »

Distract Rally: Academic Olympians

Distract Rally: Academic Olympians

March 19, 2014 • Juliet Mills, Staff Writer  
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Each year one student is chosen from each course to represent the school at the Academic District Rally at UL. This year, students competed on Saturday, Feb. 23 and did a fantastic job. Out of the 26 participants, 20 of them qualified for state rally, which will be held April 5  in Baton Rouge. Those... Read more »

Room to Grow: SMP Plans Renovations for Next Year

Room to Grow: SMP Plans Renovations for Next Year

March 13, 2014 • Juliet Mills, Staff Writer  
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With the growing population here at Ascension, renovations are in order to create more space and a better learning environment for the students. They will start this summer after school ends and will hopefully be finished by the start of school in the Fall of 2014. Areas that are being renovated are... Read more »

What Can You Do With Five Dollars?

What Can You Do With Five Dollars?

March 12, 2014 • Amanda Rabalais, Editor in Chief  
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Gentle, generous, truthful, kind, and brave. Our school’s mission is planted in those five adjectives. We see braveness in our sports teams, kindness in clubs like Acts of Random Kindness, truthfulness in our Honor Code. But it’s often hard to find an outlet for generosity. It’s hard... Read more »

The Daily Life of Emily Daly

The Daily Life of Emily Daly

February 3, 2014  
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While most students at AES were locking themselves in their rooms and burying their noses deep into textbooks for midterms, Emily Daly was in Stockholm, Sweden. Each year the Nobel Prize Awards take in Stockholm Sweden to honor the Noble Award nominees, more specifically known as Laureates in five areas;... Read more »

Making History: Student Athletes Commit to UL

Making History: Student Athletes Commit to UL

January 31, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Staff Writers  
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This year is a year of firsts at Ascension. From playing on our first ever football field, to three student athletes signing to Division I athletics at University of Louisiana Lafayette. Seniors Danni Duck, Zac Fremin, and Junior Chelsea Lotief committed to Ragin’ Cajun athletics on January 22,... Read more »

Exams Approach: Students Offer Study Advice

Exams Approach: Students Offer Study Advice

December 11, 2013 • Juliet Mills, Staff Writer  
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With December, the excitement of Christmas begins; however, one thing stands between students and their Christmas break: midterm exams. Exam reviews will be held Friday, December 13, and Monday, December 16. During both of these days, there will be a special schedule where all seven periods meet for... Read more »

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