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 »

Gators Give Thanks

Gators Give Thanks

November 20, 2013 • Veronica Droulia, Staff Writer  
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Gobble, Gobble! Thanksgiving break is on the way. This Friday, November 22 at 3:15 PM, all Ascension students will be off school for an entire week! This Thanksgiving break, Mrs. Chance is taking multiple students on a trip to England. “I am so thankful for the opportunity to be able to go on this... Read more »

AES Named an Apple Distinguished School

AES Named an Apple Distinguished School

November 11, 2013 • Victoria Barczyk, Staff Writer  
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Everyone look out! Ascension is going to be famous! Earlier in the year Ascension applied to become an Apple Distinguished School. Mr.Carlson made an iBook video, filled out an application, and sent it into Apple with the help of Mr. Sierveld and photography students. Mr. Carlson, other teachers, and... Read more »

Red Ribbon Week Reinforces Positive Message

Red Ribbon Week Reinforces Positive Message

October 25, 2013 • Victoria Barczyk, Staff Writer  
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October has been a month full of activities for Ascension. In addition to observing Homecoming Week and breast cancer awareness month, this week is Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is a week dedicated to drug and alcohol prevention. Ascension’s SADD club, or Students Against Destrusctive Decisions,... Read more »

Injured Students Learn Limitations and Life Lessons

Injured Students Learn Limitations and Life Lessons

October 23, 2013 • Juliet Mills, Staff Writer  
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Statistics have shown that an estimated 30 million students are injured per year, requiring 500,000 doctor visits and 30,000 hospitalizations. Such unfortunate incidents have occurred to some of our students here at Ascension this year, but they are taking their setbacks in stride. Freshman André Roth... Read more »

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