Atlas

Atlas

April 23, 2015 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
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On Friday, March 27th, a bird (later named Atlas) flew into one of the windows of the SMP music room. Some of the students from Mr. Sierrveld’s seventh period photography class (himself included) and a few others endeavored to safe this bird. They proceeded to wrap the bird in a towel, put it... Read more »

Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football Game: Help Fight The Alzheimer’s Disease

Blondes vs. Brunettes Flag Football Game: Help Fight The Alzheimer's Disease

March 2, 2015 • Veronica Droulia, Co-editor in Chief  
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On Saturday, March 14, 2015, the Alzheimer’s Association is hosting the Blondes vs. Brunettes flag football game at the SMP gym. The game consists of two teams of women—divided to reflect the age-old rivalry between blondes and brunettes— that will compete in a flag football game to help... Read more »

AES Hosts First Debate Tournament

AES Hosts First Debate Tournament

February 25, 2015 • Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writer  
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This past Saturday, Ascension held its first annual debate tournament at the SMP campus. Competing schools from Alexandria and Natchitoches, as well as local schools such as Teurlings and Saint Thomas Moore, all contributed to making this first tournament a successful one. “It went smoothly, the... Read more »

Students Compete to Make Change

Students Compete to Make Change

February 25, 2015 • Leighton Lazaro, Staff Writer  
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With the end of the third quarter approaching fast, students will do whatever they can to get their grades where they need it to be. This can even mean donating more than $600. Miles Perret Cancer Services is a place for those who are surviving and fighting cancer. Miles Perret provides emotional support,... Read more »

What’s Up with the Peace Club?

What's Up with the Peace Club?

December 12, 2014 • Victoria Barczyk, Co-Editor in Chief  
Filed under Features, News

This year, many new clubs have come onto the scene at the SMP campus. The Chess Club, French National Honor Society, English National Honor Society, and Smiles for Fighters are just a few to name. Recently, sophomores Sydney Bigelow and Anna Breaux decided to form a new club known as the Peace Club. Sydney... Read more »

November Student of the Month: Abed Balbeisi

November Student of the Month: Abed Balbeisi

December 11, 2014 • Madison Louviere  
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Every month, the Acts of Random Kindness Club asks the students and the faculty to nominate the students they think model the school motto of being “gentle, generous, truthful, kind, and brave.” Abed Balbeisi was picked for the month of November. Abed is a junior and has been at Ascension... Read more »

English Class Has Killer Night at the Movies

English Class Has Killer Night at the Movies

December 11, 2014 • The Jake Harper, Staff Writer  
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Recently, Mrs. Lobello and the English IV class went to the movies to see the original black and white 1960 Psycho at the Grand Theatre. “I thought the Psycho movie was actually a good movie,” said Senior Abby Dees. “I’m glad I went because it gave me a different look and perspective... Read more »

Student of the Month for September and October

Student of the Month for September and October

December 9, 2014 • Madison Louviere, Staff Writer  
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Every month, the Acts of Random Kindness Club asks the students and the faculty nominate the students they think model the school’s motto of being “gentle, generous, truthful, kind, and brave.”  Abbie Boland was chosen for the month of September as the Student of the Month, and... Read more »

Guest Speakers Try to Help Students Make Better Choices

Guest Speakers Try to Help Students Make Better Choices

December 9, 2014 • Victoria Barczyk, Co-Editor in Chief  
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On Friday, December 5th, 2014 AES Upper School had two guest speakers during chapel who did more than give the average everyday chapel talk. Mr. Lawrence “Moose” Billeaud and Dr. Nathan Roberts, both parents of past and current AES students, gave students valuable information about the precautions... Read more »

Dual Enrollment English Project Focuses on Improving AES.

Dual Enrollment English Project Focuses on Improving AES.

December 1, 2014 • Lauren Quibodeaux, Staff Writer  
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English IV Honors Dual Enrollment is doing a project on how to make the Ascension Sugar Mill Pond Campus better. Each student had to pick a topic and then make a visual argument poster about it.  They identify a problem or a need they feel is wrong with or at the campus.  Then they come up with a reasonable... Read more »

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