Play On!

Play On!

March 5, 2015 • Hannah Robideaux, Staff Writer  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Ascension’s theater department has just started rehearsing for it’s most recent show, Play On! by Rick Abbot. This production will be a three-act comedy with two intermissions, and hopefully enough talent to keep the audience captivated through all of it. The cast includes 10 students: Caroline... Read more »

Why Chapel Time Is Wasted Time

Why Chapel Time Is Wasted Time

March 3, 2015 • Kenzi Doss, Staff Writer  
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

At 10:18 A.M. every school day, the Ascension Episcopal students and teachers make their way down to the gym to come together as a school body and have chapel. At 10:45 we are dismissed and, as a popular claim around school, rushed to get to our next class. I am not here to criticize the length of our... 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  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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  
Filed under News, Top Stories

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 »

Guest Speaker Liz Imperio Preaches Passion

Guest Speaker Liz Imperio Preaches Passion

January 29, 2015 • Madison Louviere, Staff Writer  
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Last Tuesday, we had a guest speaker come to our school to talk to us about finding what you are passionate about. In her case it was dance. Liz is a Cuban-American born an raised in Hollywood, California. When she was two-and-a-half, she was in ballet class twice a week. When she was seven, she was... Read more »

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  
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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  
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 »

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