Student Spotlight: Aaron Belaire

Student Spotlight: Aaron Belaire

December 15, 2014 • Tyler Malbreaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The Boy Scouts of America recently inducted its newest members into the prestigious rank of the Eagle Scout. Out of more than 100 million boy scouts from 1911 to present day, only 2 percent have ever attained the rank of Eagle scout, which is also the highest possible honor a boy scout can receive. About... Read more »

November Student of the Month: Abed Balbeisi

November Student of the Month: Abed Balbeisi

December 11, 2014 • Madison Louviere  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

Ouija May Be Worst Movie Ever Made

Ouija May Be Worst Movie Ever Made

December 9, 2014 • The Jake Harper, Movie Critic  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

If you want to see a scary with an intriguing plot don’t watch Ouija. This movie is about a group of friends who attempt to contact their dead friend using a ouija board. Instead of talking to their dead friend, they end up talking to a spirit haunting that house. Later that night, they all receive... Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Preparing for Exams

The Do's and Don'ts of Preparing for Exams

December 9, 2014 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

With midterms just around the corner, everyone is surely stressing about those big tests. And if you aren’t, you either really know what you’re doing, or you really don’t. So I’ve talked to a few experienced students and teachers for the things that work and the things that don’t... Read more »

Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Movie Review

Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Movie Review

December 9, 2014 • Harrison John, Staff Writer  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The Mockingjay Part 1 starts out with Katniss waking up in a hospital bed and learning she has been relocated to District 13, an area which she thought no longer existed. The movie goes on to explain why Katniss is there and what the resistance army needs her to do. The whole theme of the movie is a... Read more »

10 Reasons Why I Love Christmas

10 Reasons Why I Love Christmas

December 9, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-editor in Chief  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Now that Thanksgiving break has come to a close, it is time to prepare for Christmas! I always love getting in the holiday spirit, transitioning into winter, and spending time with my friends and family. Here are my 10 reasons why I love Christmas: 1. The food There’s a reason everyone is put into... 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  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

My Personal Experience: Volleyball State Finals

My Personal Experience: Volleyball State Finals

December 1, 2014 • Veronica Droulia, Co-Editor in Chief  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

This past fall sports season is one for the books for Ascension athletics. First, the swimming team placed 5th (with girls and boys combined) at the state championships in Sulphur, Louisiana, along with many individual awards. For instance, Victoria Barczyk claimed her fourth consecutive state champion... Read more »

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