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Nearly $2 million in scholarships awarded through Woodlawn High's Compete 2B a Scholar  The Advocate

Woodlawn High School's Compete 2B a Scholar scholarship competition has awarded nearly $2 million in scholarships to graduating students.



Woodlawn High selected for new Pre-AP program to help students get ready for Advanced Placement exams  The Advocate

Woodlawn High School in Baton Rouge is planning to add a battery of new courses this fall that will allow ninth and 10th graders to prepare to take the ...



Woodlawn-area schools launching new magnet program to blunt St. George interest  The Advocate

In a bid to make southeast Baton Rouge public schools more competitive with private schools — and also to head off interest in creating a city of St. George —



Students test engineering skills in robotics competition at Baton Rouge's Woodlawn High School  The Advocate

Future engineers descended upon Woodlawn High School on Saturday, toting 100-pound robots and armed with the imaginations that allowed them to design ...



Broadmoor High School team comes out on top in Trust Your Crazy Idea Challenge  The Advocate

The Broadmoor High School team TopC-TurV received top honors at the fifth Trust Your Crazy Idea Challenge at Baton Rouge Community College's Magnolia ...



Car, softball gear stolen as athlete prepares for overseas tournament  WBRZ

A Woodlawn High School graduate who is looking forward to a softball career, had her prized possessions taken from her. Hannah DeHart's car was stolen with ...



Coaches say skill level, enthusiasm both on a high level for Saturday's Red Stick Bowl  The Advocate

The venue was different, but that did not alter the enthusiasm as the Patriots and Eagles converged on Woodlawn High School for their second day of practice ...



ExxonMobil-funded program credited with expansion of AP at capital region high schools  The Advocate

Educational leaders from throughout the capitol region converged on Woodlawn High School Monday to highlight a $13 million ExxonMobil grant they credit ...



Check out how football teams ranked in the Louisiana Sports Writers Association polls fared in Week 4  The Advocate

1. John Curtis (4-0) beat Brother Martin 45-16. 2. West Monroe (4-0) beat Noxubee County, Miss., 30-9. 3. East Ascension (4-0) beat Cecilia 58-24. 4. Zachary ...



Baton Rouge school board member signed St. George petition so 'we can move forward'  The Advocate

East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Jill Dyason, who represents much of what could become the city of St. George, passed on the first petition but ...



Broken Bronco ‘Bots seize first battle championship  The Advocate

Armed with a small band of teachers, mentors, parents and an alumnus, the Zachary's Bronco Robotics team won its first alliance championship Saturday at the ...



Updated: District 1-4A to expand to 10 teams in 2019  Shreveport Times

In a surprising move Thursday afternoon, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association executive committee voted to combine all the Class 4A schools in north ...



Southern University School of Nursing hosts students for 'Simulation Day'  The Advocate

Students interested in nursing got hands-on experience Friday during the Southern University School of Nursing's annual Simulation Day.



'Great game to watch:' No. 1 Holy Cross outscores No. 9 Woodlawn  The Advocate

Goals were in abundance during Tuesday's Division II state quarterfinal soccer match like beads and doubloons at a Mardi Gras parade. Both No. 1 Holy Cross ...



Victim in Baton Rouge stabbing is former Olympic volleyball player who expects full recovery  The Advocate

Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott-Arruda is expected to make a full recovery after she was critically injured while trying to protect her sister in a ...



Chris Beckman Sr. gets 600th win, all-star ceremonies set for Derek Stingley Jr., Christian Harris  The Advocate

Think the high school sports scene is slowing down after the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Prep Classic is over? Not at all. Episcopal boys basketball coach Chris ...



East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members spar Saturday over redrawing high school zones, with St. George overtones  The Advocate

With several potentially controversial proposals before them, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members concentrated Saturday on a debate over a ...



'Once a tiger, always a tiger': Nation's top 2019 recruit Derek Stingley Jr. commits to LSU  The Advocate

The Dunham School's Derek Stingley Jr. celebrated his 17th birthday Wednesday. He gave LSU football fans a reason to celebrate, too.



Runnels School robotics team advances to state competition  The Advocate

The Electric Einsteins junior high robotics team from Runnels School in New Orleans placed second among 14 teams at the FIRST Lego League qualifying ...



Educator, coach honored for 43 years of perfect attendance  WBXH

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Can you imagine going 15 years without missing a day of work? What about 20 years? What about not missing a day of class?



Check out the East Regional Powerlifting meet results  The Advocate

Saturday's results from the LHSAA East Regional Powerlifting meet at Woodlawn High School. Results listed in the following order: squat, bench, dead lift and ...



Local rapper produces new album, clothing line focused on colors  LSU Now

You don't have to go to Texas if you want to see Austin. Woodlawn High School senior Austin Johnson, also known as Wakai, is not only a rapper, but also a ...



Check out a list of high school football players, others set to sign Wednesday  The Advocate

Broadmoor: LB Sean Beauchamp II (William Penn), 2 p.m.. Central: DL Todd Lasseigne (Millsaps), 1 p.m. in library. Central Private: S/LB Cole Averette (Houston ...



Unifying or dividing? St. George city movement draws mixed reviews from residents, Mayor Broome  The Advocate

The movement to create a new city in the southeastern part of East Baton Rouge Parish was resurrected Friday after a two year waiting period, bringing back ...



National Merit semifinalists announced | Mid City  The Advocate

The officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced the names of approximately 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship ...



Preparation story behind Woodlawn's lopsided win over St. Michael  The Advocate

Woodlawn's well-polished 38-7 victory Thursday over St. Michael the Archangel in the District 6-4A opener for both can be traced back to the Panthers approach ...



EBR school system trains administrators for emergency preparedness  www.brproud.com

East Baton Rouge Parish School System hosted a three day training conference in conjunction with FEMA to enhance emergency preparedness at schools.



East Feliciana students compete in 2017 Special Olympics Capital Area Athletic Meet  The Advocate

Students from Clinton Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School and East Feliciana High School participated in the 2017 Special Olympics Capital Area ...



Special Olympics leads campaign to end the 'r-word'  WAFB.com

Special Olympics Louisiana is encouraging people to take the pledge to stop using the 'r-word.'



Runnels High School powerlifters bring home gold from Panther Invitational  The Advocate

The Runnels High School powerlifting team turned in a golden performance Jan. 13 at the Panther Invitational Meet at Woodlawn High School.



New principals named to 18 schools in Baton Rouge  The Advocate

Almost a quarter of the schools in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system have new principals as they approach the start of the 2014-15 school year in ...



Melvin McClay led the way with 220 rushing yards in Plaquemine's 42-20 win over East St. John  The Advocate

RESERVE — Melvin McClay ran for 220 yards on 13 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead Plaquemine High School past East St. John 42-20 in a ...



Baton Rouge High, Lee and East Iberville go undefeated in Greater Baton Rouge Jamboree  The Advocate

Baton Rouge High, Lee High and East Iberville finished 3-0 in their respective pools at the Greater Baton Rouge Volleyball Jamboree at Woodlawn on ...



Louisiana Tech kicker Jonathan Barnes, a Woodlawn graduate, is enjoying 'really special' season  The Advocate

The day after Louisiana Tech's season-opening 21-20 loss at Arkansas, junior kicker Jonathan Barnes was all alone inside Joe Aillet Stadium.



Photos: Who is Derek Stingley Jr.? Meet LSU's newest commit, Baton Rouge prep standout  The Advocate

At 6-foot-1 and 195 pounds, Dunham defensive back Derek Stingley Jr. is the No. 1 prospect for 2019 by rivals.com.



Report: Louisiana's student-counselor ratio suffered rapid decline in decade, among worst in U.S.  The Advocate

Louisiana's ratio of counselors to students worsened more than any state over a 10-year period, according to a national review.



Baton Rouge native among three sailors killed in Philippine Sea plane crash, Navy says  The Advocate

A Baton Rouge native and Woodlawn High graduate was among the three U.S. Navy sailors killed when a plane crashed into the Philippine Sea Wednesday, ...



Friends mourn Baton Rouge sailor lost at sea  WAFB.com

Whenever they hear the name Matthew Chialastri, friends say many things come to mind.



Baton Rouge-area high school football Week 1 schedule  The Advocate

Games at 7 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Thursday. Broadmoor (5-5A) vs. Tara (6-4A) at Broadmoor. Salmen (8-4A) vs. Madison Prep (6-3A) at Memorial ...



Check out who beat out record number of nominees for Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame  The Advocate

One of the NFL's all-time greats, two Baton Rouge coaching legends and a five-time Olympian headline the 2019 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction class ...



EBR superintendent unveils plans for better schools as St. George incorporation effort refuels  WAFB.com

Organizers behind a refueled effort to form a city splitting away from East Baton Rouge Parish are starting to come out of their shell.



Justin Hutchinson resigns as St. Michael head football coach to become Central coordinator  The Advocate

St. Michael the Archangel is in the market for new head football coach. Justin Hutchinson has resigned after one season as head coach of the Warriors to ...



Two men killed in separate shootings late Monday in Baton Rouge, part of night's violent spree  The Advocate

UPDATE: Two dead, four injured during spree of five shootings in two-hour span Monday night.



Baton Rouge High leads Louisiana in growth in number of AP test-takers, high scores  The Advocate

Baton Rouge Magnet High School led the way in Louisiana this past year when it came to Advanced Placement with more students taking the college placement ...



Check out the High School Volleyball Top 5s  The Advocate

1, East Ascension (9-3): Winning Dutchtown's tourney last weekend was a key step for the Division I Spartans. 2, Lee (7-0): Strength of schedule may be ...



UPDATE: Construction continues for River Center Library  www.brproud.com

The next plans in the effort to rebuild the River Center Branch Library in downtown Baton Rouge were revealed Tuesday.



Baton Rouge Community College shares options with high school juniors, seniors  The Advocate

Approximately 300 high school juniors and seniors from Woodlawn, Scotlandville, Glen Oaks and East Baton Rouge virtual high schools learned about the ...



Runnels senior powerlifter earns gold at East Regional Powerlifting Meet  The Advocate

Runnels High School senior Sam Day, the reigning state powerlifting champion, won gold in the super heavy weight class at the East Regional Powerlifting Meet ...



Taking Back Our Streets: Taking Charge of Cooper Road  KSLA-TV

A Shreveport resident is about helping and Taking Back Our Streets by constantly working in Shreveport's Cooper Road area.



Zachary sports for March 8, 2017  The Advocate

The Zachary Broncos powerlifting team continued the Zachary sport list of strong performances for the 2017-2018 year with a runner-up finish at the East ...



Chasing a fix: Loving an addict  WAFB

Families share stories and struggles of loving an addict.



NHS Autism Center opening in Baton Rouge  WAFB.com

Tia Williams-Edwards is the mother of twin boys, Blaine and Bryce, born prematurely and soon diagnosed with autism. The new, yet to open, NHS Autism Center ...



Louisiana's 2019 class stacked with talent, but LSU must fight off Nick Saban, others  The Advocate

Kardell Thomas shut down his recruitment two weeks ago.



Spree of Monday night violence adds to concern about Baton Rouge's rising homicide rate  The Advocate

In the span of two hours on Monday night, five shootings rang out through Baton Rouge, claiming the lives of two people and injuring four others — a spree of.



Community column for April 10  The Advocate

John James Audubon Chapter members attended the Louisiana Daughters of the American Revolution State Conference on March 15-17 at the Renaissance ...



Runnels robotics club wins top honors in debut competition at Woodlawn  The Advocate

The Runnels Raiders Robotics team captured two top honors during its inaugural meet recently at Woodlawn High School.



'Business as usual'? Flood-wary residents blast approval of Sanctuary development along Amite River  The Advocate

A swell of worried residents who spoke Wednesday about extensive flooding around the Amite River last August was not enough to stop the Metro Council from ...



'I don't want their deaths to be in vain.' Family, friends remember I-12 crash victims  NOLA.com

Family and friends remember the victims who died in I-12 crashes on May 26.



Arthritis Foundation wants you to Walk for a Cure  WAFB.com

The Arthritis Foundation has scheduled their upcoming walk in Baton Rouge to raise money to help find a cure.



St. Amant high student stabbed, killed by teen at Gonzales residence  The Advocate

An 18-year-old Ascension Parish man was stabbed to death by a teen when he went to pick up a friend in Gonzales Saturday before going to the St. Amant High.



Trey Prather remembered for much more than athletics  Shreveport Times

Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.



East Baton Rouge Parish students explore health care careers at medical program  The Advocate

Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center and Our Lady of the Lake College-A Franciscan University in Baton Rouge recently presented the CI: ...



Louisiana Tech snags a pair of three-star commits  Underdog Dynasty

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have gotten commitments from a pair of three-star players for their 2018 class over the past two days. Commits nine and 10 come ...



Barnes kicking his way into La. Tech history  The Advocate

No matter what happens the rest of this season, Jonathan Barnes will go down as one of the greatest kickers in Louisiana Tech history.



Madison Prep's Tyrese Walker achieves two milestones by signing with Idaho  The Advocate

Long before he entered high school, Madison Prep running back Tyrese Walker embraced the role of an underdog.



The best of the Boot: Louisiana's top hoops players  Shreveport Times

Louisiana's basketball roots may be much deeper than you think.



Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette area Business Honors for Oct. 1, 2017  The Advocate

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. presented annual Craft Workforce Development Awards to industrial construction and maintenance contract ...



East Baton Rouge school audit finds 'uncommon,' 'troubling' discrepancies in district's academic records  The Times-Picayune

The state Department of Education has finished its audit of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System's academic records, and found significant problems with ...



Teen suspect in 'bizarre' Ascension Parish stabbing case identified, will be tried for murder as adult  The Advocate

GONZALES — A 16-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a St. Amant teen on Saturday will be tried as an adult on a count of second-degree murder, ...



Baton Rouge father-son duo cheer on Eagles at Super Bowl in memory of late sailor son  The Advocate

Phillip Chialastri has shared his love of the Philadelphia Eagles with his two sons since the day they were born, cuddling with them as newborns in his Eagles ...



The future of local art steps out of the classroom and into Baton Rouge Gallery's 'Real-Life Experience'  The Advocate

The original artwork of high school students from throughout East Baton Rouge Parish is filling the Baton Rouge Gallery for the "Real-Life Experience" exhibition.



Local high school students showcase art at Baton Rouge Gallery  www.brproud.com

The next generation of talented local artists showcased their original works of art Wednesday night at the Baton Rouge Gallery at BREC's City Park. Dozens of ...



Nothing else to remember him by, Purple Heart medal finds veteran's family 68 years later  WAFB.com

Strangers sat around a dining room table, brought together by a man who died nearly 70 years ago and never came home.



The National Merit Scholarship Program announces its 2018 semifinalists  The Advocate

Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit ...



Arthritis Foundation's "Walk to Cure Arthritis" slated for May  www.brproud.com

More than 200 walkers are supporting the Arthritis Foundation's mission to cure arthritis and help people with arthritis live a full life by participating in the 2017 ...



Never fear, Green Phantasm is here: Baton Rouge's newest superhero spotted around city  The Advocate

The Green Phantasm is on a lunch break. Baton Rouge's resident superhero sips on a Dr Pepper and waits for his hamburger, his green-banded fedora and ...



Rising retiree 'legacy costs' a growing concern | Education  The Advocate

In the accounting world, they are known as “legacy” costs — costsassociated with retirees whose employers had promised them benefits from the day they ...



Body of missing Zachary boater recovered from Bayou Bienvenue  WAFB.com

CHALMETTE, LA (WAFB) - Search and rescue crews say they have recovered the body of a Zachary boater reported missing near Chalmette on Thursday.



Downtown Kiwanis Club announces winners of annual student art show  The Advocate

The Downtown Kiwanis Club, of Baton Rouge, has announced the winners of its 43rd annual art show for middle and high school students, held in conjunction ...



Livingston Parish teacher, DeSoto Parish principal take top honors at educators symposium Friday night  The Advocate

Joni Smith, a 7th-grade science teacher at Albany Middle School, received the 2017 Teacher of the Year award Friday night at a celebration honoring the state's ...



Runnels Elementary School's Robotics Club wins big at first tournament  The Advocate

Members of Runnels Elementary School's Robotics Club earned top honors and qualified for the state championship during their first competition.



How to get your hands on Cam Jordan's new 'Legion of Dome' shirt  www.brproud.com

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WDSU) - Courtesy: (WDSU Digital Team). New Orleans Saints favorite Cam Jordan has a new team catchphrase ahead of Sunday's game ...



Three-way race on to fill District G seat on Slidell City Council  The Advocate

For the first time in over a decade, someone other than Bill Borchert will hold the District G seat on the Slidell City Council after this year's elections. Three people ...



Teachers taught lessons to drive more students to science and technology careers  The Advocate

A succession of middle and high school science teachers on Friday climbed the bleachers at Capitol Middle School carrying Barbie or Ken dolls tied to long ...



Lisette Oropesa returns home to perform a lunchtime concert hosted by Opéra Louisiane  The Advocate

Lisette Oropesa will be giving a performance in Baton Rouge, but she just thinks of it as a hometown visit with friends.



H.L. Bourgeois names Fournier as new head football coach  Daily Comet

H.L. Bourgeois High School has named its new head football coach. The school announced today that Ryan Fournier will take over the head coaching job on a ...



Church program offers boys guidance on education, community, current events  The Advocate

The question was put to a group of youngsters on a Saturday morning as they assembled in New St. John Baptist Church for “A Gathering of Neighborhood Boys ...



Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority to present 17 debutantes at special ceremony  The Advocate

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Nu Gamma Omega Chapter, will present 17 debutantes Aug. 27 during a Rites of Passage Ceremony at the Mount Pilgrim ...



Video with former USA Volleyball stars Danielle Scott, Kim Willoughby  Volleyball Magazine

Good friends and former USA Volleyball teammates Danielle Scott and Kim Willoughby served as public-address announcers Saturday for the Louisiana High ...



Kevin Farnsworth Bio  LSUSports.net

2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll. Catcher who participated in LSU's walk-on tryouts during the ...



Red Stick Bowl: Black Knights offensive linemen complete package  The Advocate

Knowledge, precision and power make a lethal combination for an offensive line.



Community column for April 11  The Advocate

LSU Manship School of Mass Communication instructor Roxanne K. Dill was awarded the George H. Deer Distinguished Teaching Award on March 23 during ...



Community column for July 29, 2014  The Advocate

PEO Chapter W learns about bonsai hobby. Lowell Tilley, president of the Gulf Coast Bonsai Foundation, spoke to PEO Chapter W on July 10 at Darla Kirkley's ...



84th Baton Rouge Police Training Academy now underway  www.brproud.com

The 84th Basic Training Academy of the Baton Rouge Police Department is now underway,



Volleyball Adds Three to Recruiting Class  Southeastern Lions Athletics

HAMMOND, La. – The Southeastern Louisiana volleyball program added three athletes to its 2016 recruiting class, head coach Jim Smoot announced Tuesday.



Former La. Tech coach trades whistle for real estate  Shreveport Times

While he hasn't delivered a fiery halftime speech in more than 20 years, it doesn't mean former Louisiana Tech head football coach Joe Raymond Peace, who is ...



Dunham School robotics team tastes victory at Dow Red Stick Rumble  The Advocate

The Dunham School's Tiger Robotics team recently competed in the Dow Red Stick Rumble, bringing home first place.



PERKINS, TYLER REPORT THEIR “ELECTION-DAY ACTIVITIES” COST  realshreveport.com

Saturday, January 5, 2019 … 3:08 P.M.. Throughout my career, I have written and publicly spoken about the corrosive, often outright illegal, election-day “street ...



Oak Grove Primary launches robotics club | Ascension  The Advocate

Oak Grove Primary School in Prairieville has formed its first robotics club, sponsored by teachers Jenny Bruno and Ashley Townsend, aimed at increasing ...



Parkview Baptist head coach Kenny Guillot decides to step down  WAFB.com

Parkview Baptist head football coach Kenny Guillot is stepping down for health reasons. He led the Eagles to four LHSAA Class 3A Championships.



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