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PARCC Pep Rally Held At Napoleonville Middle School

The Young Men of Character organization helped to sponsor a pep rally at NMS to celebrate the students' hard work preparing for the PARCC assessments. Students from each grade level performed brief skits/songs, teachers participated in games, and the cheerleaders motivated the crowd. The highlight of the pep rally was a motivational talk by Rev. Cotton.

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AHS Special Ed Students Make Popular Video

by Gena Vitale
Staff Writer
Assumption High School special education students became very popular on You Tube and Facebook after posting a video showing how happy they were to come to school each day. It all started when Special Education teacher Paula Boudreaux Daigle was inspired by a video that a parent tagged her in. Boudreaux says the title of the video was "Teachers on the Last Day of School" and the song was "Celebration". So, she decided, "I want to do a video, but instead of teachers, I want to show everyone how 'Happy' our kids are to come to school.”

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St. Ann’s Celebrates St. Joseph’s Day

by Gena Vitale
Staffwriter
It takes a community, not an individual, to construct such an elaborate altar. St. Ann's Catholic Church in Napoleonville celebrated St. Joseph's Day on Sunday, March 22nd, and the people of the Parish came together in a group effort to put on the event in honor of St. Joseph.

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Girls Scouts Seeking Worn American Flags

Do you have a frayed or faded American flag that needs retiring? The local Girl Scouts will be happy to take care of it for you. Flag retirement ceremonies are held weekly during the Girl Scout resident summer camp sessions in June and July, in order to teach girls the proper way of retiring a flag, and as a service to the community. “Flags unfit for respectful display should be disposed of appropriately, and we would love to get them off of your hands,” said Angela Arneal, Program Resident Camp & Equestrian Manager at Girl Scouts Louisiana East.

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KC 1099 Honors CYLA Winners

At its March meeting, the Knights of Columbus, Council 1099 honored its 2015 Catholic Youth Leadership Award winners. Each recipient was presented a plaque and a check for $100 and their applications were forwarded to the diocesan level of competition. Kirstyn Torres was the senior girl winner. Kirstyn is the daughter of Roy Torres, III and Kim Torres and she plans to attend the University of Mobile and major in Athletic Training with an emphasis in Physical Therapy.

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