New Students Adjust to Ascension

New Students Adjust to Ascension

September 29, 2014 • Madison Louviere, Staff Writer  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

Should an Atheist Run for Congress?

Should an Atheist Run for Congress?

September 17, 2014 • Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

The ideal Congressman has several attributes that Americans take into consideration when voting during election time. They are usually business savvy people who have exceptional leadership and public speaking skills. They are able to easily influence a crowd of people just by the use of their professional... Read more »

The Work Behind Wonder Woman

The Work Behind Wonder Woman

September 17, 2014 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Monday during second period Cat Staggs and Amanda Deibert talked to the student body about what it was like to create comic books for a living. Artist and writer respectively, the parters are working together on a new edition of the Wonder Woman comic series. However, Staggs mostly talked about the... Read more »

Ascension Football 2014 Promises Great Season

Ascension Football 2014 Promises Great Season

September 11, 2014 • Harrison John, Staff Writer  
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

This year is going to be one to remember for the Blue Gator football team.  After opening the season with a shut-out against Grand Lake, the Gators are ready to be on home turf. This year is the first year the team is going to play all of their home game is the new stadium. It is looking better than... 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  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

Keep Calm, Stay Active and Practice Clean Eating

Keep Calm, Stay Active and Practice Clean Eating

September 9, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-Editor in Chief  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

By living in Louisiana, we get to experience and enjoy all of the amazing Cajun food and the wide variety of fast food restaurants. Although, as summer is coming to a close, it is time for us students to start our healthy eating diets. One important factor to staying in shape is your metabolism. Boosting... Read more »

Should a 9-Year-Old Fire an Uzi?

Should a 9-Year-Old Fire an Uzi?

September 5, 2014 • Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

The death of a gun range instructor in White Hills, AZ has the nation once again engaged in a fierce debate over gun control. Sadly, as we have seen in the past decade, it takes the death of another person for America to wake up and realize that there is a problem with our gun laws. Even sadder, the... Read more »

Ascension Goes Abroad

Ascension Goes Abroad

August 29, 2014 • Harrison John, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features, Top Stories

This summer, Ascensions students, teachers, and parents dusted off their passports and travelled to Germany, Switzerland, and Paris. The trip would start in Munich Germany where we would spend several days exploring the different culture. The first day we arrived was rough; everyone had not been able... Read more »

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

August 28, 2014 • Jake Harper  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Set a few years after Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes takes place in a post-apocalyptic world devastated by the Simian Flu. Nearly all of humanity was wiped out by this new strain of flu. Mutual distrust eventually leads to fighting between the humans and the apes. This... Read more »

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