Preview to Homecoming 2014

Preview to Homecoming 2014

October 13, 2014 • Victoria Barczyk, Co-Editor in Chief  
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Homecoming Week across the country brings a form of excitement to almost every student. This Homecoming for Ascension Episcopal School will hopefully be the largest Homecoming yet. ,”I can’t believe it’s my last Homecoming Week,” said Senior Veronica Droulia.  ”I can’t... Read more »

Halloween Short Story Contest

Halloween Short Story Contest

October 7, 2014 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
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As you may or may not know, October is upon us, and Halloween is just around the corner. It is the season of plastic pumpkins and horror movies, and to get in the spirit The Authored Ascension is holding its fourth annual Halloween Short Story Contest. We’re looking for students, 8-12, to send... Read more »

New Students Adjust to Ascension

New Students Adjust to Ascension

September 29, 2014 • Madison Louviere, Staff Writer  
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AES is growing more and more every year. This year, there are 24 new students walking the halls. Being at a new school with people you don’t know is hard, but the teachers and students at Ascension try to make it as easy as possible. According to Ms. Fournet, Ascension strongly suggests participating... Read more »

Senior Luke Butcher Named National Merit Semi-Finalist

Senior Luke Butcher Named National Merit Semi-Finalist

September 26, 2014 • Madison Louviere, Staff Writer  
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Senior Luke Butcher is the second student in AES history to be named a National Merit semi-finalist. The National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test is given through the PSAT to juniors across the country each year in mid-October.  The highest possible score is a 240, and, generally, students who score... Read more »

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 »

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