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Updated Jan 27, 2015 at 9:20 AM

For students with ADHD, school can present a challenge. Staying on task, listening to the teacher, reading the assigned chapter, focusing on a test, and turning in homework — these may not come naturally to most students with ADHD, but there are strategies parents can use so that their child achieves success in the classroom.

Posted Jan 25, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Middle and high school students from around Calcasieu and Cameron parishes have made their way over the past few days to Citgo Park, located south of Sulphur, in order to take part in the Junior Achievement of Southwest Louisiana's (JASWLA) Finance...

Posted Jan 24, 2015 at 2:00 PM

The McNeese State University's President's Honor List and the school's Honor Roll for the 2014 fall semester have both been announced. Several Sulphur students were honored.

Posted Jan 24, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Two Sulphur High School juniors, Mikha Romero and Cade Herman, are not only showing leadership capabilities at SHS, but they have been recognized on a state level for their accomplishments.

Updated Jan 16, 2015 at 10:10 AM

For Sandrine Le Galliard, a French teacher at Maplewood Elementary in Sulphur and Westwood Elementary in Westlake, the recent attacks on the office of French magazine Charlie Hebdo that left 12 dead hit close to home. Prior to coming to the United...

Posted Dec 22, 2014 at 12:00 PM

After more than 30 years as a teacher, coach and, most recently, principal of the Sulphur High School Ninth Grade Campus, Chuck Hansen is taking on another role beginning in January 2015. He will no longer be at the helm of the Ninth Grade Campus...

Posted Dec 19, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Maplewood Elementary fourth graders spent their Thursday morning celebrating Christmas with their French pen pals via Skype. Fourth grade students in Madame Sandrine Legallard's French Immersion course have been corresponding throughout the year...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 1:39 PM

The Key Club — which includes students from both the Ninth Grade Campus as well as the main campus — has grown in size, responsibility and reputation. When Malone came aboard, she said there were 40 to 50 members. Today, there are 146...

Updated Dec 14, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Former and current students and staff members, along with special guests, attended a special reception in Chamblee Hall, which was filled with pictures and scrapbooks marking the passage of the decades. Bishop Glen Provost spoke to those assembled...

Posted Dec 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM

On Friday, an announcement was made at Maplewood Middle School about Smith's standing in the competition. He is one of two finalists from Louisiana — Krista Fanning from Caddo Middle Magnet in Shreveport is the other.

Posted Dec 7, 2014 at 12:30 PM

A proposed $12.7 million, 20-year property tax in the Moss Bluff area that would have funded a new elementary school on Calcasieu Parish School Board property next to Moss Bluff Middle School was firmly shot down by voters on Saturday.

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